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Three Small Continental Figural Porcelain Articles

Auction:
2513
Lot:
571
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Three Small Continental Figural Porcelain Articles, late 19th century, comprising two "Capo di Monte" snuff/perfume flasks, one formed as a partially nude little girl preparing to bathe, ht. 3 3/4, the other a putto bacchante seated by a wine barrel, ht. 3 1/2, and a snuff box modeled with a shepherd playing pipe for his recumbent lambs, ht. 2 in.
Estimate $150-200

putto bacchante lacking tip of index finger (and possibly something he may have been holding?)
snuff box with loss to tip of one of the lamb's ears.
little girl OK.

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Snuff, Tobacco

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