Lot 162: A Pair of Scholars Ivory Miniatures, France, L. 18th C.
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
France, late 18th century
Each on a multiple profiled rectangular ebony socket mounted ivory figure
Dimensions: 17.3 x 6 x 9.2 cm and 17.2 x 6.6 x 9.4 cm
This ivory miniatures with detailed molded faces are the famous French scholars of the enlightenment Jean-Jacques Rosseau and Voltaire
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The figures are in good condition, consistent with age. Some minimal traces of wear care shown. One plinth with two stronger cracks in the ivory. The upper plinth on the rear of one socket is slightly shifted. (ala)
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