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1573: English Parian Porcelain Figure of a Warrior

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1573: English Parian Porcelain Figure of a Warrior

Lot 1573 Details

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Impressive English Parian Porcelain Classical Figure of a Warrior, mid-19th century possibly Perseus, dressed in chain mail, standing against a plinth with an image of Medusa, a fallen shield and torch at one foot, a broken column at the other, an eagle perched on his helmet, h. 22", dia. 10-1/2".
Condition
Impressive English Parian Porcelain Classical Figure of a Warrior: Overall good condition. Surfaces generally clean and white. The eagle's beak, sword blade and scabbard end lacking. Negligible shrinkage where the left sleeve meets the breastplate, at the left side of the breastplate and on the interior edge of the fluted column where it meets the ground. A small chip at the rear edge of the "stone" column (approx. 1/4" x 1/4") along with a narrow diagonal crack across the masque fronting it.
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1573: English Parian Porcelain Figure of a Warrior

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Oct 02, 2011
Starting Price $650
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1573: 1573: English Parian Porcelain Figure of a Warrior

Sold for $850
5 Bids
Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $650
Fall Antiques and Art Auction: Day 3 of 3
Sun, Oct 02, 2011 12:00 PM
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Lot 1573 Details

Description
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Impressive English Parian Porcelain Classical Figure of a Warrior, mid-19th century possibly Perseus, dressed in chain mail, standing against a plinth with an image of Medusa, a fallen shield and torch at one foot, a broken column at the other, an eagle perched on his helmet, h. 22", dia. 10-1/2".
Condition
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Impressive English Parian Porcelain Classical Figure of a Warrior: Overall good condition. Surfaces generally clean and white. The eagle's beak, sword blade and scabbard end lacking. Negligible shrinkage where the left sleeve meets the breastplate, at the left side of the breastplate and on the interior edge of the fluted column where it meets the ground. A small chip at the rear edge of the "stone" column (approx. 1/4" x 1/4") along with a narrow diagonal crack across the masque fronting it.

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