07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Carved Ivory Miniature Figures

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

Description:

Two Carved Ivory Miniature Figures, Italy, a king in a chariot, lg. 1, and two men walking in stride, ht. 3/4 in.

Provenance: Owned by Princess Caracciolo of Naples, by decent to the present owner.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Loss to front wheels of chariot. King lacking element in right hand. Walking figures with old repair to one head. Both with discoloration.

Keywords

Italy, Naples, Caracciolo