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

$1,225$1,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Two Miniature Continental Articles, late 19th/early 20th century, a porcelain tankard marked Dresden, decorated in the Viennese style with a scene of Helios in his chariot, with gilt-metal lid mounts, ht. 3, and a Viennese Rococo-style boudoir timepiece, with cartouche-shaped frame with metal enamel faceplate painted with a scene of an 18th century courting couple, ht. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Tankard in good condition with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations. The enamel faceplate of the clock with hairline crack running crosswise.

Keywords

Dresden, gilt-metal lid mounts, metal enamel faceplate