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Two Plaster Death Masks

Auction:
2183
Lot:
727
Sold for:
$294$250

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Two Plaster Death Masks, England/France, 19th century, one wall plaque style, believed to be Oliver Cromwell, bearing maker's name "D. Brucciani & Co., London," lg. 12, and one mounted as bust, labeled as Claire de Rouaud, ht. 12 1/2 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from a Northeastern Institution.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

London, D. Brucciani & Co., France, United Kingdom, Oliver Cromwell, Claire de Rouaud, Northeastern Institution, Mask, Oliver, Plaster, Religious persecution, Roundheads