01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Four Continental Ivory Articles

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


Four Continental Ivory Articles, 19th century, two whistles, one carved as the head of a dog and set with glass bead eyes, lg. 2 1/2, the other oblong, etched with a bird, topped by a metal bail, ivory lg. 1 3/4; a brooch carved with the bust of a woman, lg. 2 1/8, and a Chinoiserie lady's fan, the sticks carved with Asian figures and accented with silvering, the paper and fabric fan painted with a scene of two ladies and a gentleman, accented with spandrels, lg. 11 in.
Estimate $500-650


head, metal bail