06-14-2011 06-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2550B Boston
June 14, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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English Arts & Crafts Silver-gilt and Enamel Buckle, Child & Child

$1,126$950
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2550B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

English Arts & Crafts Silver-gilt and Enamel Buckle, Child & Child, the peacock enamel centers within garland borders, lg. 3 1/8 in., maker's mark, in original fitted box, (enamel loss).

Note: A very nice example of Child & Child's work, as they are known for their silver and guilloche enamel jewelry, particularly their buckles, and for using peacock feather motifs.
Estimate $300-500

Enamel loss to one end across one side of the laurel, and slightly on the other. Tarnish to reverse. With flower mark. Box with age typical scuffs and scratches.