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Four-piece Arts & Crafts Sterling over Copper Desk Set

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
942
Sold for:
$356$300

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

Description:

Four-piece Arts & Crafts Sterling over Copper Desk Set, early 20th century, unmarked, comprising a pyramidal inkwell with flat hinged top, 6 7/8 x 7, a calendar frame, ht. 5 1/8, a rectangular stamp box, wd. 4, and a blotter roller, wd. 5 1/2 in., the copper bodies overlaid with cutcard-work of tree branches bearing leaves and berries.
Estimate $400-600

minor overall usage/age wear. tarnish. age darkening of metal. minor patina rubbing. interior/base surfaces showing some verdigris. the only mark present is "sterling" on the overlay.

Keywords

Blotter, Copper, Furniture, Metalworking, Tarnish, Verdigris

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