07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Porcelain Figures of Men

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Two Porcelain Figures of Men, 19th century, each polychrome enameled and gilded, one with a peasant carrying a basket and bellows, ht. 9 3/16 in.; the other a gentleman playing the guitar, ht. 10 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

man with bellows: restorations to: hands, with one hand missing the end of a finger; to one handle of a bellows; to front edge of tricorn hat; and to brown item across lower arm.
guitar man: pinkie of lower hand restored. Tuning peg end of instrument likely restored.