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Art Nouveau Patinated Metal Figure of a Nymph, "Galatea,"

Auction:
2490
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2490
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau Patinated Metal Figure of a Nymph, "Galatea," early 20th century, the nubile figure standing amidst leaves on round, mold-titled base, with brown and green patina, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $200-300

No signatures or foundry marks present; break and solder repair to leaftip in left hand; surface rubbed throughout and with exposed spelter/white metal to about 20 percent of surface, particularly to base, head, and extremities.

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exposed spelter/white metal, head , and extremities, Furniture, Metalworking, Spelter

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