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Pair of Sèvres-style Gilt-bronze Mounted Candle Urns

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Pair of Sèvres-style Gilt-bronze Mounted Candle Urns, France, late 19th/early 20th century, each with cobalt ground and courtship scenes of couples, with acorn finial atop lid with river scenes, body with mask mounts, on metal foot with square base and chamfered corners, ht. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Both paintings signed, one possibly "Beignet", other possibly "Rouel". Some scattered nicks and losses to gilding, particularly on rims and surfaces of lids, with wear and rubbing to bronze overall.


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

France, Chamfer, Cobalt, Electronic design, Electronic engineering, Finial, Metalworking terminology, Ormolu, Woodworking

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