07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Art Nouveau Silver-plate and Mother-of-pearl Figural Lamp

$2,252$1,900
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau Silver-plate and Mother-of-pearl Figural Lamp, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, mark of Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF), the base formed as a scantily clad nymph reaching upward towards the shade formed by a large nautilus shell, bottom stamped "as WMFB I/0," ht. 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

age darkening to metal (possibly lacquered with tarnish below). electrified. natural irregularlities to shell, and some edge chipping at front edge. tape reside to exterior front of shell.

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Germany