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Summer Fine Art and Antique Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 125

6 French Tole Containers

Estimate: $700 - $800

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1st & 2nd items: Pair of French yellow gold tole paw footed urns with painted landscape vignettes to one side and decorative gilt stenciling. Each on rectangular base, marked "Made in France". 9 1/2" H x 6" W x 6" D. 20th century. 3rd item: Oval French tole basket with gilt decoration of winged creatures and Neoclassical urns on a background. Serrated rim and two wire loop handles to the body. 4 1/4" H x 15 1/2" W x 10 1/4" W. Late 19th to early 20th century. 4-6th items: Three (3) French tole containers having red grounds, including a pair of oval cachepots with scalloped rims, Classical landscape vignettes, and gilt stencil decoration, marked "Made in France" on the underside, 20th century; and one (1) tole tray having a pierced rim and seascape painted decoration to the center, remnants of old label to underside. Ranging in size from 1 7/8" H x 12 5/8" W x 9 1/2" W to 5" H x 10 1/8" W x 5" D. Late 19th to early 20th century.

Private Nashville, Tennessee collection.


1st-3rd items: All with scattered paint wear, minor losses and oxidation, especially to rims and interior. 4rth-6th items: All pieces overall good condition with scattered wear, losses, and oxidation to rims and interior. Red tray with some bending to the rim and wear and craquelure to central image.