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Four Small Silver and Silverplate Articles

Auction:
2481
Lot:
744
Sold for:
$504$425

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

Description:

Four Small Silver and Silverplate Articles, late 19th century, an Austro-Hungarian cloissone enameled and goldwashed .900 silver snuff/pill box, maker's mark GAS, with multicolored scroll decoration, dia. 1 3/4, and a American sterling bookmark, S. Cottle Co., makers, formed as a clip with a Renaissance Revival grotesque mask, wd. 1 3/8 in., a blue enamel accented crucifix, likely Russian, lg. 2 1/8, and a German silverplate boot-form lighter, marked "Caligula," lg. 1 1/2 in, approx. 2 troy oz.
Estimate $150-200

bookmark lacking chain. box with minor losses to enamel. both with some age wear.

Keywords

S. Cottle Co., 1 1/2, Bookmark, Nuclear warfare, Silverplate, Snuff

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