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Viennese Silvered and Patinated Bronze Alligator-form Matchsafe

Auction:
2481
Lot:
532
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

Viennese Silvered and Patinated Bronze Alligator-form Matchsafe, c. 1925, with hinged back revealing well and striker, the alligator in the midst of swallowing an unfortunate victim and now wearing his top hat with scarf and holding an umbrella and book, lg. 9 in.
Estimate $300-400

Minor rubbing to extremities; else good.

Keywords

Alligator, Hat

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