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Two Viennese Cold Painted Bronze Figural Groups of Animals and Black Children

Auction:
2481
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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

Description:

Two Viennese Cold Painted Bronze Figural Groups of Animals and Black Children, c. 1920, the first depicting a boy on a hippopotamus, the seated figure wearing red and white striped shorts and with his elbows on his knees, lg. 2 1/8; the second a boy being bitten the buttocks by an alligator, lg. 3 1/4 in.
Estimate $250-400

Boy and Alligator: minor paint losses to shorts, hand possibly bent back and fairly heavy rubbing to paint on alligator. Boy and Hippo: minor rubbing, else excellent.

Keywords

Two Viennese Cold Painted Bronze Figural, Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959), Alligator, Hippopotamus

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