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Pair of Minton Porcelain and Gilt-bronze Sconces

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
850
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Pair of Minton Porcelain and Gilt-bronze Sconces, late 19th century, each plate with blue and pate-sur-pate overlay with gilded banding, one with scene of maiden, lyre, and cupid, the other with a couple and eavesdropper, mounted in ring-form metal hoops with masked two-light foliate armature with ribbon tops; each plate bearing incised "MINTON" mark with date "1878," overall ht. 14 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

The porcelains are in very good condition. The gilding to the bronzes show even wear throughout both.


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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