10-06-2012 10-06-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2615B Boston
October 6, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Carved Mother-of-pearl Nativity Scene

$450$375
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2615B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 06, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Mother-of-pearl Nativity Scene, Bethlehem, Palestine, mid 19th century, depicting the three wise men presenting gifts to the Christ Child, with reticulated foliate borders, reverse incised "MERCENA MELVILLE," with hinged stand, lg. 8 1/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Scattered small areas of loss.