01-12-2013 01-12-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2631B Boston
January 12, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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William Beattie Carrara Finding of Moses Figural Group

$923$750
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

William Beattie Carrara Finding of Moses Figural Group, England, c. 1875, possibly Wedgwood, modeled as Thermutis and a nymph discovering the baby Moses, impressed sculptor, ht. 19 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Wedgwood Ceramics 1846-1959, by Maureen Batkin, plate 17.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Restored chips to Thermutis's headdress, nymphs raised hand, and two corners of plinth below sphinx, to Moses raised arm and to area of kneecaps, part of basket and tall grass. Additionally there is a chip to the rim of the basket.

Keywords

William Beattie Carrara, Figural Group, United Kingdom, Moses, sculptor , ht, Maureen Batkin