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Art Deco-style Erotic Bronze and Ivory Mounted Figure of a Nude Woman and a Monkey

Auction:
2481
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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

Description:

Art Deco-style Erotic Bronze and Ivory Mounted Figure of a Nude Woman and a Monkey, 20th century, numbered 97/105, initialed only E, formed as a sultry kneeling nude maiden dressed only in stockings, heels, and bonnet, modeled with her hands behind her back, with a chimp seated across from her, offering her a partially peeled ivory banana with a hind leg, on oval base, and rectangular gray marble plinth, bronze ht. 6 1/2, ht. with marble 7 3/4, base 5 7/8 x 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

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