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Continental Silver-Mounted Coconut Shell Covered Cup

Auction:
2133
Lot:
23
Sold for:
$411$350

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Auction:
Sale #2133 - 2133
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 13, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Silver-Mounted Coconut Shell Covered Cup, early 19th century, bell-form top, the body decorated with oval reserves of scientific instruments (an armillary sphere, a mariner's compass, a telescope and a graphometer), flaming hearts, foliate basketry, and a monogram, on pinched and beaded stem and square foot, mounts unmarked, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Armillary sphere, Coconut, Graphometer, Measuring instruments