07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Mafra & Son Palissy Majolica Wall Plaque

$2,252$1,900
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Mafra & Son Palissy Majolica Wall Plaque, Caldas, Portugal, 19th century, with a coiled snake atop a large frog and encrusted rim adorned with insects and a lizard, with impressed factory mark, dia. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Minor scattered loss to the encrusted border. Restoration to one of frog's legs. Areas of rim heavily restored.

Keywords

Caldas, Portugal