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 Rouge Marble and Gilt-metal Elephant Mounted Obelisks

$4,740$4,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Rouge Marble and Gilt-metal Elephant Mounted Obelisks, Continental, each obelisk supported by an elephant wearing caparison and howdah, standing on a plinth base, ht. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Both elephants loose on mounts, one elephant with one filed down tusk, chip to top of one obelisk, no other chips or loss to marble.