Decorative Arts Auction

December 05, 2016

LOT 145

Lot 145

Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière (French, 1831-1900)

Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière (French, 1831-1900)
Lot 145 Details
Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière (French, 1831-1900)


carved ivory with incised signature and no. 5, on brown agate socle
height 4" — 10.2 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Two hairlines to ivory, a few ‘fleabites’ to onyx.

LOT 145

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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