01-12-2019 01-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3195B Boston
January 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Large Pair of Russian Malachite Obelisks

$2,583$2,100
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Large Pair of Russian Malachite Obelisks, 20th century, tapering square shape set atop a stepped plinth, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Visible seams to malachite veneer. Joints and seams with restorations to tighten.


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Keywords

Ancient Egyptian architecture, Ancient Egyptian technology, Crystallography, Malachite, Matter, Monoliths, Obelisk, Sculpture, Visual arts