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Eleven Wax Seals

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
572
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eleven Wax Seals, most with monogram to base, three bronze: a bust of Dante, a silvered figure of a nobleman, and one with enameled motif to stem; three bronzed white metal; two gold: one with an intaglio to base, the other with a hammered finial; two hardstone, and Tiffany-type favrile glass scarab, ht. to 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Glass "scarab" with chips along edge of intaglio medallion.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ancient art, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greek sculpture, Ancient Roman sculpture, Engraved gem, Favrile glass, Glass art, Scarab, Sculpture, Seal, Visual arts

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