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Continental Silver Bowl

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
692
Sold for:
$948$800

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

Description:

Continental Silver Bowl, 18th century, bearing Dutch tax mark for foreign made silver, lobed oval, with scroll handles topped by small beast masks, on lobed, ovoid foot, engraved to one side with crest with monogrammed shield, and shield dated 1752, wd. 8, ht. 3 7/8 in., approx. 5 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

light compression at stem. possible old repair at join of base of one handle to body. some age wear to engraving. overall age typical wear.

Keywords

Engraving, Mask, Metalworking, Printmaking

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