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South American Silver Shrine with Carved Ivory Figure of the Christ Child

Auction:
2332
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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

Description:

South American Silver Shrine with Carved Ivory Figure of the Christ Child, 18th/19th century, with two spiral fluted columns supporting peaked canopy with orb and cruciform finial, the oval base with drapery and floral swag trim, on four grotesque winged figure legs with ball and claw feet, the stand supporting Goanese carved ivory figure of the Christ child, ivory lg. 7 1/8, shrine ht. 18 1/8 in., approx. 40 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

American Silver Shrine, South American Silver Shrine, shrine ht., Ivory

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