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Jennens & Bettridge Papier-mache Tray

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Jennens & Bettridge Papier-mache Tray, England, mid-19th century, oval form with polychrome decoration depicting George IV's "Nubian Giraffe," impressed mark "JENNENS & BETTRIDGE 2ND," lg. 29 3/4 in.

Note: Based on the painting by Jacques-Laurnet Agasse (Royal Collections). The giraffe calf was a gift from the Pasha of Egypt and arrived at Windsor Castle in 1827.
Estimate $400-600

One rim repair to a hairline at lower edge; another rim repair to left edge; minor age expected wear to the back.


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

George IV, Jacques-Laurnet Agasse, Fauna of Africa, Giraffes, Jennens, Mache, Mammaliaformes, Nubia, Nubian, Nubian giraffe, Egypt, United Kingdom

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