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Art Nouveau Carved Ivory and Silvered Bronze Bust of a Maiden by Peter Tereszczuk (1875-1963)

Auction:
2481
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau Carved Ivory and Silvered Bronze Bust of a Maiden by Peter Tereszczuk (1875-1963), c. 1900, signed to the base, the figure with a look of serene piety and with a richly patterned shawl, on a rectangular unpatinated bronze base, ht. 5 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Vertical lines to ivory all across the face; extremeties to back of shawl rubbed, exposing bronze; base with minor denting.

Keywords

Peter Tereszczuk, Ivory, Persian clothing, Shawl

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