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Venetian-style Blackamoor Center Table with Specimen and Micromosaic Top

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3195B
Lot:
265
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Venetian-style Blackamoor Center Table with Specimen and Micromosaic Top, the base late 19th/early 20th century, the top of later date, top with pietra dura depiction of a bird on a branch, bordered with micromosaic cartouches depicting the monuments of Rome, outer border of stone specimens, carved and polychrome painted support depicts a Blackamoor in a loincloth kneeling on a cushion, set on a carved and shaped base with bun feet, ht. 31 1/2, top dia. 35 3/4 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Minor cracks and paint loss to figure. Tight crack across top.


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.

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Arts, Blackamoor, Collecting, Decorative arts, Furniture, Human behavior, Jewellery, Mosaic, Pavements, Pietra, Visual arts

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