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David Andersen Art Nouveau Sterling, Enamel, and Carnelian-mounted Ewer

Auction:
2481
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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

Description:

David Andersen Art Nouveau Sterling, Enamel, and Carnelian-mounted Ewer, c. 1876-88, Christiania, Norway, slender tapered ovoid, with rounded lid and short spout, lid with smal open wirework thumbpiece, angular handle, the neck with openwork stylized leaftip accented with carnelian cabochons, engraved at waist with organic roundels enameled in mottled ochre and green, hammered surface, ht. 10 1/4 in., approx. 15 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

with minor age wear, and a few unobtrusive fleabite flakes to green enameling at waist. thumbsized dent near base, with a pinpoint dent near base, and a 1/4" dent to underside of base.

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David Andersen Art Nouveau Sterling, Christiania, Norway, Carnelian, Dent, Drinkware, Pitcher, Vitreous enamel

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