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Wedgwood Moonstone-glazed Bust of Young Queen Elizabeth II

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Wedgwood Moonstone-glazed Bust of Young Queen Elizabeth II, England, 1937, by Hungarian sculptor Sigismund Kisfalud de Strobl, inscribed no. 15, artist's signature, date and impressed mark, ht. 15 3/4 in.

Literature: Illustrated in WEDGWOOD II, by R. Reilly, plate 594.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $300-500

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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

Elizabeth II, Muriel Polikoff, Sigismund Kisfalud de Strobl, Darwin–Wedgwood family, England, Neoclassicism, Sigismund, Staffordshire pottery, Strobl, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood, United Kingdom

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