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Lot 45A: A late 19th century figure of a winged putto 90mm high, 12.5cm high, 11.5 cm longPlatinum House
November 27, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
A late 19th century figure of a winged putto
Dutch circa 1890, import marks for London 1903, modelled as standing putto piercing a heart with an arrow, on a circular socle base; together with a Victorian childrens rattle, George Unite, Birmingham 1853; the baluster body embossed with floral motifs and acanthus leaves, with lower smaller baluster section, all with bells (two lacking) with whistle terminal and coral teether; a 19th century Dutch vinaigrette, indistinctly marked, modelled as a cello, the main back board hinged and with pierced S scrolls and all over decoration of figures and foliage (3)
90mm high, 12.5cm high, 11.5 cm long
vinaigrette-surface worn in places and polished
strings loose, few small dents
cover fits but slightly loose fit
- 2 bells lacking
- Coral probably shortened
- Ribbon ring present
- Good gauge and fresh condition throughout
- Marks clean
some small looses to what cupid is holding
otherwise a few bumps and marks but good gauge
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