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Pair of Renaissance Revival Bronze Andirons

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2850B
Lot:
454
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Renaissance Revival Bronze Andirons, England, late 19th/early 20th century, each with lion holding shield atop heavily carved pyramidal grouping of putti, grotesque mask, and griffons, ht. 35 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Overall each in very good condition. Area of verdigris along each base.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Andiron, Art genres, Bronze Age Europe, Fireplaces, Grotesque, Mask, Putto, Renaissance art, Tools

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