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January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Sixteen Cold-painted Bronzes

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 13, 2017 10:00AM


Sixteen Cold-painted Bronzes, Austria, 20th century, each polychrome decorated, seven bearing Bergman marks: a man with spear riding a camel, bearing impressed "B" in a vasiform shape and "GESCHUTZT," ht. 8 1/4; a man dressed in white sitting on a chair using a tool, impressed "B" in a vasiform mark with "GESCHUTZT," ht. 4 1/4, a man praying on a carpet, signed "Nam Greb" in cursive on reverse with impressed "B" in vasiform shape, ht. 3 1/4; a group of children sitting on a carpet playing dice, impressed "B" in a vasiform mark with "AUSTRIA," to reverse, ht. 3 1/2; a man sitting on the edge of a marble tray, with impressed "B" in a vasiform shape to back, ht. 4 1/4; man sitting on a carpet holding a sword and surrounded by other weaponry, impressed mark to carpet, "NAM GREB," ht. 5, and a man dressed in red and white holding a staff, impressed B in vasiform shape to underside with "GESCHUTZT" and "2897," ht. 10 1/4; nine Bergman-style: a boy reading at a table, unmarked, ht. 3 1/4, bookend with figure on a camel, impressed marks to reverse "B. ALTMAN & CO./AUSTRIA," ht. 6, a man sitting on a carpet with a selection of pots, unmarked, ht. 3 3/4, a carpet seller, the man holding a carpet for display, unmarked, ht. 5 1/4; a man on a yak with impressed mark "GESCHUTZT" to underside, ht. 5 1/2, a man on a donkey with "GESCHUTZT" to underside, ht. 5 1/2, a man on a camel, unmarked, ht. 6 3/8; a man wearing a gold robe on a camel, marked "GESCHUZT," ht. 8 3/4; and a camel with a pack, marked indistinctly "GESCHUZT," ht. 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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