A Good Pair of 19th Century Blackamoors
A good pair of 19th century Blackamoor polychrome and gilded figures on later purpose built bases. The decoration largely original.
|Height||190.5 cm (75")||Width||60.96 cm (24")||Depth||60.96 cm (24")|
|Year||c. 1870 - c. 1880|
|Provenance||One of the finest examples of a Blackamoor in the arts is the Mohr mit Smaragdstufe ("Moor with Emerald Caluster"), in the collection of the Grünes Gewölbe in Dresden, Germany. It was created by Balthasar Permoser in 1724. The statue is richly decorated with jewels and is 63.8 cm (2.09 ft) high.|