07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Nine Gilt-metal Musician Figures

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

Description:

Nine Gilt-metal Musician Figures, Continental, an eight-piece orchestra with conductor, each well dressed and standing on a square molded base on ball feet, ht. to 8 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

One musician lacking an instrument, likely a flute, same figure also has repair to right ankle; chelloist with loss to middle finger and repair to right hand and bow; trombone player with repair to right ankle; trumpet player with repair to left ankle; drummer with repair to one foot of base and wire missing from drum; French horn player with repair to left ankle; all with scattered dents and scratches, some with spots of verdigris, many bases uneven.

Keywords

Gilt-metal Musician, conductor, drummer, horn player, trombone player, trumpet player