01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Three Whimsical Continental Porcelain Articles

$533$450
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Three Whimsical Continental Porcelain Articles, late 19th century, a "Sevres" archaic oil lamp-form box, one end formed as a beast mask, with cobalt blue ground, the hinged lid painted with a scene of a lady carving her initials on a tree, her dog beside her, with gilt accenting throughout, lg. 5 3/4, and two Meissen figures of slippers, one with pale green ground, painted at the toe with a scene of city harbor, lg. 6 3/4, the other smaller, with yellow ground, painted with a flower bouquet, lg. 3 7/8 in.
Estimate $750-850

Keywords

archaic oil lamp-form box