07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Viennese Bronze-mounted, Part Cold-painted, and Colorless Glass Centerpiece

$2,370$2,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Viennese Bronze-mounted, Part Cold-painted, and Colorless Glass Centerpiece, late 19th/early 20th century, the footed brass dish mounted with bronze rim cast with bamboo, the central upright mounted with four small cold-painted figures of Moorish boys on see-saws, supporting a cut and etched colorless glass trumpet vase with slightly everted rim, dish dia. 9 1/2, ht. approx. 19 5/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

vase with chips to the slightly everted rim. base likely stripped of some patination, with spots of verdigris (particularly at stem, rim, and edge of foot). some paint loss and retouch to the cold painted figures--figures now appear to be sealed/acquered over.