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Whimsical German .800 Silver Fish-form Sauce Boat

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
704
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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

Description:

Whimsical German .800 Silver Fish-form Sauce Boat, late 19th century, the Renaissance-style fish with head forming spout and curved tail forming handle, on three fin-form feet, mounted with red cabochon stone eyes, lg. 10 3/4, ht. 5 in., approx. 12 troy oz.

Provenance: Ex-collection of a prominent Boston university.
Estimate $800-1,200

Good, with tip of one fin-form foot with very slight bend, and minor usage/cleaning wear.

Keywords

Boston university, Cabochon, Fish, Gemstones, Ichthyology

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