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French Silver Benjamin Franklin Jewel Box

Auction:
2313
Lot:
606
Sold for:
$1,116$950

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2313
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

French Silver Benjamin Franklin Jewel Box, late 19th century, oval, the hinged lid chased and embossed with portrait roundel of Franklin against military trophies, the sides with winged herms, strapwork, and classical figures battling lions, velvet lined interior, wd. 6 3/4 in., approx. 14 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Benjamin Franklin Jewel Box, Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Box, Herma, Jewel, Poetic form

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