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Matched Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Milton and Shakespeare Figures

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Matched Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Milton and Shakespeare Figures, England, 19th century, each modeled standing atop a rectangular shaped plinth and leaning on a stack of books, Shakespeare with scroll exposed beneath the books, a verse in gilt, ht. 16; and Milton holding a scroll with gilt verse, ht. 16 1/8 in.; impressed titles and marks.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Shakespeare: Broken through at shoulder and simply reattached. One finger broken off and reattached.
Milton: In very good condition throughout.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Arts, Ornaments, Scroll, Visual arts

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