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Pair of Brass Mounted Cast Bronze Egyptian Revival Fire Dogs

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Brass Mounted Cast Bronze Egyptian Revival Fire Dogs, lae 19th/early 20th century, cast as lions seated atop rectangular plinths with applied lion mask and scrolled foliate motifs, overall lg. 14, ht. 13 in.
Estimate $700-900

Heavily cleaned and possibly lacquered. Areas of pitting and rust (on backside of lions).


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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Egypt, Bronze sculpture

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