12-18-2010 12-18-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2531B Boston
December 18, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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R. Taupin d'Auge Art Nouveau Inkstand; and Two Inkwells

$652$550
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2531B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 18, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

R. Taupin d'Auge Art Nouveau Inkstand; and Two Inkwells
Cast bronze; glass and metal
France, Europe, late 19th/early 20th century
The stand with pinecone-form inkwell with hinged lid and oak leaves surrounding the pen rest, inscribed R. Taupin d'Auge on edge, remnant of paper label on the reverse inscribed Made in France, lacking glass insert, ht. 2 3/8, wd. 5 3/4, lg. 10 3/4; globular molded light green glass inkwell with brass mounted hinged cover, on a square lobed base with petal-form cut-outs, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 4 3/4 ; and an Art Nouveau round iridescent blue glass inkwell mounted with hinged copper cap, lacking glass insert, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

France