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Grand Tour Patinated Bronze Model of the Luxor Obelisk, Paris

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Grand Tour Patinated Bronze Model of the Luxor Obelisk, Paris, France, 19th century, of typical form, etched with hieroglyphics, the black marble base affixed with a bronze fence, ht. 11 1/2 in.

Phillip Thomas; Acanthus Stripe
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $300-500


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

Phillip Thomas, Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Paris, France, Acanthus, Ancient Egyptian architecture, Ancient Egyptian technology, Arts, Hieroglyphics, Monoliths, Obelisk, Sculpture, Visual arts

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