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Pair of Gilt and Patinated Bronze Empire Vases

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2850B
Lot:
814
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Gilt and Patinated Bronze Empire Vases, France, late 19th century, each amphora-style urn with vinework encircling the neck, with steer masks and foliate garland at shoulders, frieze of figures in a landscape, all suspended by bearded figural monopodia wearing headdresses, on tripartite base, ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Good condition overall; some wear to rim of each, some wear to gilding, and nicks and light abrasions to tripartite base. 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.

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Calyx, Frieze, Lotus Cars, Taboret

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