07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Japanese Bronze Figural Group Mounted as a Lamp with Glass Shade

$2,489$2,100
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Japanese Bronze Figural Group Mounted as a Lamp with Glass Shade, c. 1900, formed as two tigers attacking an elephant, with dark brown/black patina and ivory tusks, on shaped wood base, underside of elephant marked "made by Seiya Sei," mounted with faux bamboo light fixture with circular, domed glass shade with green and white swirled decoration, ht. 20 1/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

shade with scratches to surface and chips to rim, repaired breaks to ivory, scratches to wood base.