A Good Pair of 19th Century Blackamoors

REF: 573

A Good Pair of 19th Century Blackamoors

REF: 573

A good pair of 19th century Blackamoor polychrome and gilded figures on later purpose built bases. The decoration largely original.

  • Height 190.5 cm / 75 332"
  • Width 60.96 cm / 24 332"
  • Depth 60.96 cm / 24 332"

Category

  • Year c. 1870 - c. 1880
  • Country Europe
  • 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.