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Group of Six Retractable Pencils

Auction:
2481
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Group of Six Retractable Pencils, late 19th/early 20th century, one Egyptian silver, formed as a sarcophagus with enamel detailing, lg. closed 1 1/2; and five rolled gold: one with tiger's eye barrel, marked for S. Mordan & Co., one with Art Nouveau flower stem to barrel, one ending in a red agate terminal, and two with engine turning, lg. closed 2 to 4 1/8; sold together with a gold plated gentleman's signet-style ring with enameled crest for the Knights of the Golden Eagle, (7 items total).
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

S. Mordan & Co., 1 1/2, Art Nouveau, Edwardian era, Modern art

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