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 Oscar Bach classical console table and mirror, sig  

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Item Description
An important and rare Oscar Bach classical console table and mirror, signed (lot#186) Classical bronze console table and matching bronze mirror with classical scenes, bronze label on back of mirror, "Oscar B Bach" (Oscar Bruno Bach, American, 1884-1957). Bronze table contains an inlaid pink marble top supported by an apron consisting of classical Greek scenes around the entire perimeter of the table, resting on reeded legs with cross stretchers and medallions. Medallions with a paterae design on front and back cross stretchers with flower medallions on the side cross stretchers. The legs terminate in hoof feet. The mirror repeats the classical Greek scenes in the frieze surrounded by a reeded molding. Condition - overall excellent condition, slight bend to a bottom side stretcher, a couple of minor chips to lower corners of marble. Table dimensions 30" height x 38 3/8" width x 19 3/4" depth, mirror dimensions 21" x 39". Early 20th century. Oscar Bach was born in Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1912. Bach was considered to be one of the most technically proficient and commercially successful decorative metalworkers of the early 20th century. He established a successful studio in New York City and gained several high profile commissions including the inlaid steel mural in the lobby of the Empire State Building. Bach's work is in several museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Minneapolis Museum of Art, and The Toledo Museum of Art. Estimate $10,000-$12,000
Sale Details
Sold For: $29,700.00
On: May 12, 2007
City: Knoxville
State: TN
Seller Information
Auctioneer: Wendell Hanson
Company: Hanson Realty & Auction Company