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 Empire-style Bronze and Marble Rhyton-form Garnitures

$1,896$1,600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Empire-style Bronze and Marble Rhyton-form Garnitures, late 19th century, formed as rhytons ending in ram's masks and cast and mounted with scrolls and flat leaves, raised on the back of a seated winged sphinx, on dark green marble plinth base, ht. 10, lg. 14 1/4, wd. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

one with breaks to marble plinth. some minor looseness of bronze elements. minor age darkening of metal.