07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of Staffordshire Earthenware Figures of Anthony and Cleopatra

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

Description:

Pair of Staffordshire Earthenware Figures of Anthony and Cleopatra, England, late 18th century, each polychrome enamel decorated, the reclining figures mounted atop marbleized rectangular bases, ht. 12 1/2, 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Anthony with professional restorations to a chip on the side of his cheek and to each arm; 1 1/2: hairline to base.
Cleopatra with restored chips to raised elbow; breast; serpent head; and to back of cloak. Seam line along her back with area of separation.

Keywords

United Kingdom, serpent head