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Sale 2105 Lot 100

Venetian Hand-Carved Figure of a Male Blackamoor on Pedestal

fourth quarter 19th century, the figure dressed in a feathered skirt with one arm raised, poised atop a rocky outcropping, retaining traces of gilt and paint, above a faceted base with molded trim.
h. 48-1/2", dia. 8-1/4"

Estimate $1,000-1,500

**In "as found" condition with heavy losses to painted surface. Numerous shrinkage cracks consistent with age. Figure lacks upper element of torchere. After further examination, the figure appears to be a male, not a female.

Sold for $1,625
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