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 Victorian Blackamoor Hall Figures

$2,607$2,200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Victorian Blackamoor Hall Figures, late 19th century, comprising male and female standing figures in gilded and polychrome painted exotic dress, each with one raised arm holding a cornucopia fitted as a candleholder, ht. 52 1/2 and 52 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

the female figure with a break through her raised arm. heavy paint restoration, especially to heads, torsos, and limbs, with some surface flaking, and lifting, especially to chest and arm of male figure. (Areas without heavy paint restoration seem to be the skirts).

Keywords

heavy paint restoration