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Wood & Hughes Coin Silver Butter Dish

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
809
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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

Description:

Wood & Hughes Coin Silver Butter Dish, mid-19th century, the domed lid with finial formed as a mask of a goddess, framed in beading, lid chased and embossed with band of husks and acanthus cartouches, the ovoid body with small openwork angular handles ending in further goddess masks, gold-washed strainer to interior, on spreading foot, monogrammed, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 17 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

finial with slight bend to tip. lid with light, unobtrusive ding at spot on waist band. light wear to goldwash of removable strainer. base of dish showing light dings. overall minor age wear.

Keywords

Acanthus, Butter dish, Chinese pottery, Ding, Kitchenware

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