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 Escalier de Cristal Gilt-bronze and Cut Glass Vases with Elephants

$24,885$21,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Escalier de Cristal Gilt-bronze and Cut Glass Vases with Elephants, France, 19th century, each flared glass vase depicting a landscape with waterfowl to all four sides and mounted to sit within a reticulated casket atop a bejeweled elephant, standing on a flared and reticulated rectangular base, bases signed "Escalier de Cristal Paris," ht. 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Each with light scratches to inside of vase and scattered scratches, unobtrusive small areas of abrasion, and corrosion to gilt bronze.

Keywords

Cristal Gilt-bronze, Cut Glass Vases, France