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Carved and Painted Figure of King Arthur

Auction:
2509
Lot:
899
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Figure of King Arthur, late 19th century, the standing bearded figure wearing a crown and a mantle over a chainmail tunic, with his hands resting on a sword, mounted on a wooden platform, old gold and silver paint over earlier gilt, (paint losses, shrinkage cracks, loss on base near foot), overall ht. 64 1/2 in.

Provenance: Springfield, Massachusetts.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

silver paint, Massachusetts, Springfield, Mail

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