10-14-201110-15-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2566BBoston
October 14, 2011 04:00 PMCalender
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German Goldwashed Silver and Ivory-mounted Figure of a Man Harvesting Grapes

$3,200$2,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2566BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 14, 2011 4:00PM

Description:

German Goldwashed Silver and Ivory-mounted Figure of a Man Harvesting Grapes, Hanau, late 19th century, the figure wearing a rucksack containing a fruiting grapevine, with smaller vine in one hand, and walking stick in the other, mounted with carved ivory face, hands, and legs, mounted to domed naturalistic base set with small frog, beetle, and lobster, ht. approx. 7 1/2, approx. 8.4 troy oz.
Estimate $200-400

glue showing at neck, and one leg. possibly lacquered. minor age wear.