Staffordshire Black Basalt Bust of a Maiden, England, 19th century, molded body, the bust with drapery over the shoulders revealing a dolphin's head at the front, atop an integral waisted pedestal with stippled ground molded with scrolls and acanthus leaves, unmarked, ht. 6 3/8 in. Estimate $200-400 Slight footrim chips to either side. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.