07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Ebonized, Gilded, and Polychrome Blackamoor Stand

$1,778$1,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Ebonized, Gilded, and Polychrome Blackamoor Stand, Continental, likely Venice, late 19th/early 20th century, carved as a male child in a contrapposto pose, standing on a rocky formation and bearing a serpentine vessel serving as a tray, on octagonal base with grotesques and marbleized panels, ht. 65 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Repainted and restored, several long vertical cracks, crack around left wrist, nicks, chips, and loss.