07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Wedgwood Jasper Figural Candlesticks

$20,145$17,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Wedgwood Jasper Figural Candlesticks, England, late 18th century, in solid blue and white, one depicting Ceres with sheaf of wheat to one side, the other Cybele with a lion by her side, each supporting a cornucopia-form candle arm, impressed marks, ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Ceres: In good overall condition with no restorations; some staining to her backside; firing line to the back of her shoulder and another to her draped cloak just above her right hand (in the making).
Cybele: Professionally restored to majority of cornucopia and through at her neck,

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