07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Gilt Bronze Centerpiece with Palm Trees and Whippets

$674$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt Bronze Centerpiece with Palm Trees and Whippets, England, 19th century, possibly Elkington & Co., Birmingham, with two entwined palms sheltering two dogs modeled after Pierre Jules Mene's Two Whippets at Play, on a shaped base, ht. 17 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Good overall condition, some age typical loss to gilding.

Keywords

Elkington & Co., Pierre Jules Mene, United Kingdom