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Two Carved Architectural Figural Fragments

Auction:
3000B
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Carved Architectural Figural Fragments, Continental, 19th century, each a caryatid-style figure, one with an acanthus capital resting on the head of a woman holding a book, above a scrolling plinth, ht. 27 3/4, wd. 6, dp. 4 1/2; and the other modeled holding a cross, ht. 27 3/4, wd. 6, dp. 4 in.

Provenance: Reportedly owned by Jonathan Woodside (1799-1845), an attorney in Chillicothe, Ohio, who collected these brackets and other artworks and architectural elements while serving as Charge d'Affairs to the Court of Frederick VI of Denmark from 1835 until 1841.
Estimate $800-1,200


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, Jonathan Woodside, Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Greek architecture, Ancient Greek culture, Architecture, Caryatid, Greek culture, Visual arts, Chillicothe

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