07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Majolica Figure of a Black Banjo Player

$4,385$3,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Majolica Figure of a Black Banjo Player, Austria, modeled from the waist up, the figure in green jacket and red weskit with crumpled top hat adorned with flowers, strumming a banjo with wood fingerboard and tuners, approx. ht. 30 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Missing four hooks, or parts of hooks, that connect the head to the tone ring, break to tailpiece, break to fifth string tuner, lacking strings, small scattered chips, several cracks to base.

Keywords

Black Banjo Player, Austria