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Whimsical French Bronze Winged Sprite-form Match-holder

Auction:
2481
Lot:
330
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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

Description:

Whimsical French Bronze Winged Sprite-form Match-holder, early 20th century, brown patination, the figure carrying a basket to hold matches and riding a broom, with naturalistic oval base, ht. 4 3/4, wd. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Minor wear to extremities; tip of broom possibly bent; underside of wing touched up with gold paint.

Keywords

gold paint, Broom

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