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A Rare and Important Venetian Polychrome and Ebonised Blackamoor Gueridon

This rare gueridon has a circular scagliola top in the form of an inverted shield supported by a finely carved crouching blackamoor figure with feathered headress. The figure kneels on a naturalistically carved star emblazoned cloth with tasselled ends, on a hexagonal base.  

Italian, Circa 1870. 

 

Dimensions

Height: 92 cm, Diameter: 89 cm

Stock number

B70881
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