07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Ebonized, Parcel-gilt, and Polychrome Console Table with Blackamoor Figures

$3,555$3,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Ebonized, Parcel-gilt, and Polychrome Console Table with Blackamoor Figures, Continental, likely Italy, 19th century, the serpentine top bordered by white enamel scrolled relief decoration and molded edge, supported by two standing figures in elaborate dress, mirror-backed, and on conforming base with white enamel relief decoration of grapevines and fruit and paterae molding, ht. 40 1/4, wd. 63 1/2, dp. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Left figure with face re-adhered and weight-bearing leg slightly off kilter, right figure with toes re-adhered. Figures and mirror slightly wobbly on base. Age typical nicks and scratches to top, figures with minor scattered loss to gilt and polychromed costumes, scattered loss to white enamel relief decoration.

Keywords

Italy