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Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Venus Victrix

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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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 Venus Victrix, England, 19th century, after Venus de Milo from the ancient, modeled partially draped and standing, impressed title and mark, ht. 20 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $800-1,200

No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout.


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

Venus de Milo, Venus Victrix, Muriel Polikoff, United Kingdom, Nude art, Sculpture, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Staffordshire pottery, Venus, Visual arts, Wedgwood

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