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South American Silver Mounted Coconut Shell Tabaquera

Auction:
2332
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

South American Silver Mounted Coconut Shell Tabaquera, 18th/19th century, the shell carved with scrolls, the top cut with square lid with berry finial and engraved with flowerhead, scrolled lockplate, mounted with pendant handles on scroll engraved mounts, raised on acanthus-topped legs ending in serpent heads, ht. 6 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Acanthus, Coconut, Scroll

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