23 June 1999
A PAIR OF VENETIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED, PARCEL-GILT AND EBONISED BLACKAMOORS
Each dressed in Venetian gold damask tunics, standing on a spreading stepped square plinth, lacking further implement to the outstretched arms, the nubian figure possibly earlier, partially refreshed the decoration, minor losses
49 in. (124 cm.) high; the plinth 15 in. (38.5 cm.) wide (2)
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A very similar pair of 18th Century blackamoors is illustrated in S. Levy, Il Mobile Veneziano del Settecento, Novara, 1996, plates 322-323.
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