VERY RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED CAST IRON BULL'S HEAD PERFUME DISPENSER, CONTINENTAL NOVELTY CO., BUFFALO, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1904
VERY RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED CAST IRON BULL'S HEAD PERFUME DISPENSER, CONTINENTAL NOVELTY CO., BUFFALO, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1904
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VERY RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED CAST IRON BULL'S HEAD PERFUME DISPENSER, CONTINENTAL NOVELTY CO., BUFFALO, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1904

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

VERY RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED CAST IRON BULL'S HEAD PERFUME DISPENSER, CONTINENTAL NOVELTY CO., BUFFALO, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1904

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:3,750USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY RARE POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED CAST IRON BULL'S HEAD PERFUME DISPENSER, CONTINENTAL NOVELTY CO., BUFFALO, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1904


Taking the bull by the horns causes him to snort perfume from his nostrils. Inscribed Mfg. Continental Novelty Co. Buffalo NY. The majority of the original paint intact.

Height 14 ½ in. by Width 7 ⅞ in. by Depth 7 in.

Condition Report

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Saleroom Notice

Please note the painted decoration on the border appears to be enhanced.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Showtime Auction Services, Woodhaven, Michigan, The Entire Ron Wallace Collection, Past President of UPS, October 2-4, 2009, lot 1392.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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