AMPHORA PORCELAIN FIGURES
Five: Including "The Billiards Player with Vest," "Edwardian Dandy with Walking Stick," "The Bowler with Cigar," "Edwardian Figure of a Man with Monocle," etc., Austria, early 20th c.; Each with impressed Amphora mark and model number; Tallest: 20 1/2" x 12" x 7 1/2"; Note: Illustrated in Scott, Richard L. "Ceramics from The House of Amphora: 1890-1915" Sidney, OH: Richard L. Scott, 2004, p. 120-121
Sale Price: $531
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Man with Monocle: Entire left arm has been repaired along with front lapels of coat. Extensive professional restoration and heavy over-coating. Billiards Player: Missing portion of cigar and both hands, feet, and pool cue have been professionally restored. Jockey man: Extensive professional restoration. Bowler: Base and suspenders have been repainted. Possible repair to hand. Dandy: Extensive professional restoration throughout. Possibly replaced walking stick. All figures exhibit crazing to glaze and wear to paint.