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Large Wax Fruit Arrangement Under a Glass Dome

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1438
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Large Wax Fruit Arrangement Under a Glass Dome, late 19th century, the removable dome over an arrangement of fruit in a wire basket, including watermelon, peaches, bananas, grapes, berries, and pineapples, on a molded black-painted wood base, (minor damage and losses), ht. with dome 17, base 12 x 16 in.
Estimate $300-500

some discoloration to some pieces, some evidence of wax having melted (esp. banana), some damage to green ground on which the fruit and basket sits.


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

Architecture, Construction, Dome, Fruit, Pineapple, Pollination, Visual arts

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