07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
1054

Two French Seals

$1,007$850
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Two French Seals, late 19th/early 20th century, a crystal and silver-mounted example, with Empire-style silver fittings of garlands, ram's mask, and eagles, the finial formed as the bust of Napoleon, bearing English import marks for London, 1925, lg. 4; and a bronze and cloisonne example with cobalt blue enamel roundel to end of handle, lg. 3 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

good, with very minor age wear. the crystal seal plain. The bronze seal with monogram W, and tiny pinpoint to enamel roundel.

Keywords

London, Napoleon