07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of French Hard Paste Porcelain Figural "Blackamoor" Salt Cellars

$237$200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of French Hard Paste Porcelain Figural "Blackamoor" Salt Cellars, mid-late 19th century, formed as a male and a female kneeling Moor in 18th century dress, each holding aloft and ovoid open salt with scalloped rim, on rocaille base with foliate accents, ht. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $150-200

both with salt bowls professionally restored, including area of hat on the woman, and the man's neck and left shoulder and arm.