Antique Umbrella Stand

Venetian Painted & Gilded Blackamoor Umbrella Stand

Posted on | October 9, 2017 | Comments Off

Venetian Painted & Gilded Blackamoor Umbrella Stand

Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Venetian Painted & Gilded Blackamoor Umbrella Stand. This is a charming Venetian. Walking stick, cane, or umbrella stand. Dating from the last quarter of the. The blackamoor stands on a base holding a snake in a loop, which forms the holder for the walking sticks. He wears a smart gold hat and a lavish Venetian style tunic. The whole piece features gilded and carefully hand painted decoration, a lot of intricate detailing has gone into the creation of this piece. This stand has real character and there is no mistaking its unique quality and quirky design, which is certain to make it a fascinating display piece in your home. Condition: Excellent condition -please see photos for confirmation. Height 124 x Width 55 x Depth 53. Height 48.8 x Width 21.7 x Depth 20.9. Blackamoor figures (Italian moretto, moretti) are depictions of. Used in sculpture, jewelry, armorial designs and decorative art. The blackamoor is typically male, depicted with a head covering, usually a. And covered in rich jewels and. Or painted black to contrast with the bright colors of the embellishments. Depictions may only represent the head, or head and shoulders, facing the viewer in a symmetrical pose. In decorative sculpture the full body is depicted, either to hold trays as virtual servants or bronze sconces to hold candles or light fixtures. They may be incorporated into small stands, tables, or. They are often portrayed in pairs. Often these blackamoors are in acrobatic positions that would be impossible to hold for any extended length of time for a real person. One of the finest examples of a blackamoor in the arts is the Mohr mit Smaragdstufe Moor with. Cluster, in the collection of the. It was created by. The statue is richly decorated with jewels and is 63.8 cm (2.09 ft) high. An African-American sculptor, displayed an installation at the 2003. Wilson placed wooden blackamoors carrying acetylene torches and fire extinguishers. Wilson noted that such figures are so common in Venice that few people notice them. He said, They are in hotels everywhere in Venice… Which is great, because all of a sudden you see them everywhere. I wanted it to be visible, this whole world which sort of just blew up for me. Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques – BBVA – Account: 05701615 – Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item “Venetian Painted & Gilded Blackamoor Umbrella Stand” is in sale since Friday, January 09, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antique Furniture\Stands”. The seller is “regentantiquesuk” and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.


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