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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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July 12, 2013 4:00PMCalender

Martin Brothers Stoneware Humidor

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2663B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 13, 2013 10:00AM


Martin Brothers Stoneware Humidor, England, early 20th century, modeled as two birds standing in an amorous pose, their heads removable as covers, glazed in blue with pink highlights, the lower body and base in a brownish green, inscribed marks to necks of covers and to the footrim, ht. 5 7/8 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations. Sliver along backside of base.

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