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Five French Silver Wine Tasters

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
697
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

Five French Silver Wine Tasters, early 19th century, two with snake-form handles (one inset with a coin to interior), one with loop handle, and engraved with the name "Descartes," one with a tab-form handle inset with a coin dated 1818, the fifth with tab-form handle engraved with a putto blacksmith, lg. 3 1/2 to 4 3/4 in., approx. 16 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

all with some light usage base dings. One of the snake-handled with side dents, and significant surface wear to interior surface of coin. the tab-handled with coin with wear to surface of coin.

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putto blacksmith, putto blacksmith , lg

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