07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Art Nouveau Figural Bronze Inkwell

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

Description:

Art Nouveau Figural Bronze Inkwell, early 20th century, formed as the bust of a scholar, possibly Dante, the well within the head, wearing head wrap extending down the front sides of the triangular base and becoming paw feet, the base cast to front with a seated nude male scribe, unpatinated, ht. 6 in.
Estimate $400-600

good, with minor age wear. lacking liner to well.