07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender

Continental Carved Ivory Figure of an Archbishop

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


Continental Carved Ivory Figure of an Archbishop, late 19th century, the standing figure in mitre, holding bible and staff, robed with carved detailing, mounted to mitre and robed with faceted blue and red collet-set stones, hinged at sides with two doors enclosing a triptych carved with vignettes of the life of Christ, ht. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

front of mitre lacking trefoil detail. lacking top scrolled section of staff. possible old repair to upper right hinge? very minor lining and age darkening.