10-13-2017 10-13-2017
Skinner Auctions
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3031B Boston
October 13, 2017 10:00AMCalender

Dresden Hand-painted Porcelain Casket

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 13, 2017 10:00AM


Dresden Hand-painted Porcelain Casket, Germany, 19th/early 20th century, polychrome decorated with overall gilding, topped with a putti crest over hinged lid and fabric-lined interior, case resting on scroll feet, double crossed swords marks to underside with stars, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 10, dp. 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Feet restored at join. One scroll off (but present) to cover; small chip to tip of leaf on one scroll; restored foliate scrolls below lion mask corners; typical scattered chipping to floral festoons; small chip to back corner of cover.

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