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Two Gilt Metal Mounted "Tussie Mussie" Posy Holders

Auction:
2183
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Two Gilt Metal Mounted "Tussie Mussie" Posy Holders, late 19th century, comprising an example with foliate enamel handle accented with gold and silver foils, with leaf and bead gilt metal frame, lg. 5, the other Empire-style with turned mother of pearl handle and feather form gilt metal frame, lg. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $100-200

Keywords

gilt metal frame, Floristry