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Pair of Miniature Gilt-bronze-mounted Porcelain Ewers

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Pair of Miniature Gilt-bronze-mounted Porcelain Ewers, Continental, late 19th century, angel-handled spout supported atop a gilt and polychrome enameled porcelain cup decorated on one side with cartouches of a child in a landscape setting, the reverse with birds in flight, ht. 7 in.
Estimate $400-600

Each in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


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

Continental, Gilding, Gold, Learning, Metal plating, Ormolu, Polychrome, Porcelain, Visual arts

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