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Pair of Blackamoor Sculptures

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
619
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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

Description:

Pair of Blackamoor Sculptures, Continental, 19th century, probably walnut, each heavily carved, the figures balancing upside-down on their hands, with tray resting on their feet, ht. 31 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

One with surface well worn to dish; dish with old break in half repaired; one leg repaired at knee; face with scattered worm holes and chipping to the nose; pillow with corner chips.
One with crack through one foot; pillow with corner chips.


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.

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Antiques, Blackamoors, Collecting, Furniture, Jewellery, Sculpture

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