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Carved Ivory and Electroplate-mounted Tankard

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Ivory and Electroplate-mounted Tankard, Germany, 19th century, in high relief with classical figures boar hunting, gold-washed silver plate scrolled handle, hinged lid, and foot rim, ht. 8 5/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

One finger missing to a figure; no other cracks, chips or restorations. The hinged cover is "bound" so it doesn't sit flat.

Keywords

Germany, Drinkware, Pigs, Tankard, Wild boar

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