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Continental Silver Hardstone and Crystal Mounted Bottle

Auction:
2191
Lot:
1182
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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Auction:
Sale #2191 - 2191
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 25, 2003 4:00PM

Description:

Continental Silver Hardstone and Crystal Mounted Bottle, likely Nuremburg, late 19th century, flattened baluster form, with leaf tip neck, with two fox head masks, the body engraved with strapwork enclosing birds, stags, and hounds, and a pair of lion masks to sides, set with a variegated brown hardstone roundel verso, and with lapis roundel recto, on faceted rock crystal foot with silver frame, ht. 6 in., approx. 8 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Continental Silver Hardstone, Crystal Mounted Bottle, Archaeology, Gemstones, Hardstone, Quartz