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After Euguene Bormel, (Germany, 1858-1932) Two Bronze Plaques

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
752
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

After Euguene Bormel, (Germany, 1858-1932)

Two Bronze Plaques, one depicting a nymph in diaphanous drapery holding a shell to her ear, with a cherub, signed "F. Hornemann. dep 1696" in lower left corner and "E. Bormel Berlin" in lower right; the other showing a winged nymph playing flutes with a cherub, signed "E. Bormel Berlin" in lower left corner, and "F. Hornemann. dep. 1696" in lower right, each ht. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor surface abrasions on figures, surface grime particularly at edges where frame meets and backs of panels. Overall signs of wear consistent with age and use.


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

Germany, Cherub, Hornemann, Western concert flute

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