04-13-2019 04-13-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3234B Boston
April 13, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Gilt-bronze and Marble Figural Inkstand

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 13, 2019 10:00AM


Gilt-bronze and Marble Figural Inkstand, France, late 19th/early 20th century, after Louis-Ernest Barrias, modeled bust of a young woman set on an irregular plinth and flanked by round inkwells, set on a shaped-marble base with a shallow tray at front, signed "E. Barrias," foundry mark "Susse Freres Editeurs Paris," ht. 9 1/2, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 9 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Retains glass inkwell liners, chip to one corner of marble.

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Paris, France, Academic art, Artists, French artists, Inkstand, Louis-Ernest Barrias, Susse Frères, Visual arts