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Trompe L'Oeil Paintbrush Sculpture

Auction:
2912M
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2912M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 23, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Trompe L'Oeil Paintbrush Sculpture
Ceramic, wood, stainless steel, paint
Possibly France, late 20th century
Ceramic base glazed glossy white to replicate a spill of paint, at one end a brush with bristles carved from wood and painted yellow, the ferrule and handle multicolored, ferrule marked INOX, ht. 10 1/4, lg. 35 in.
Estimate $300-500

No visible damage or repairs.


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, Brush, Ceramic glaze, Decorative arts, Ferrule, Glaze, Inox, Paintbrush, Tools, Trompe-l'œil

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