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Pair of Meissen-style Gilt-bronze and Porcelain Candleholders

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
683
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Meissen-style Gilt-bronze and Porcelain Candleholders, early 20th century, each with two-light gilded armature suspending floral blooms, one depicting a woman with violin, the other a man and bagpipes, ht. 13 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Scattered chips to flowers and with some flower heads missing to each. As described, these are Meissen-style, and are not marked with any visible factory marks.


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

Kingdom of Saxony, Meissen, Ormolu, Porcelain

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