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Pair of Blackamoor Wall Shelves

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
498
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Blackamoor Wall Shelves, Italy, 19th century, each with a painted and gilded carved wood crouched figure flanked by drapery, all supporting a shaped shelf, lg. 12 1/4, shelf wd. 12 7/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

Each overall very good. Both top surfaces of shelves repainted; no other signs of repaint; some flaking to the sides of the neck of one figure; tip of one shoe broken off and simply reattached.

Keywords

Italy, Blackamoors, Furniture, Jewellery, Repaint

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