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Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Cupid

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Cupid, England, c. 1860-80, the standing figure holding an arrow in one hand, a quiver in the other, and with lovebirds by his feet, impressed title and mark, ht. 23 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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

Muriel Polikoff, Cupid, DC Comics, England, Green Arrow, Lovebird, Quiver, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Staffordshire pottery, Structure, Wedgwood, United Kingdom

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