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 Chinoiserie Gilt-bronze and Dresden Porcelain Two-light Candelabra

$1,185$1,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Chinoiserie Gilt-bronze and Dresden Porcelain Two-light Candelabra, 19th century, each with a polychrome enameled and gilded Malabar musician figure after F.E. Meyer, both exotically dressed, the man playing a guitar, the woman a hurdy-gurdy, both appear to have crossed swords-type mark, the woman's is partially obscured by the bronze mounting, cast as two foliate-form arms and sconces emerging from a shaped openwork base with a rocky surface and scrolling foliage, ht. to 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Woman with loss to several leaves around her figure, and with firing line to hat. Man with losses to tuning pegs of guitar.
Dresden crossed-swords-type mark.

Keywords

Dresden