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Continental Enameled .900 Silver and Bone Musician-form Whimsy Box

Auction:
2566B
Lot:
6A
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2566B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 14, 2011 4:00PM

Description:

Continental Enameled .900 Silver and Bone Musician-form Whimsy Box, late 19th century, depicting a figure standing atop a stool playing a large upright bass, with hinged base and flattened ball feet, enameled in tones of blue and white, ht. 4 3/4 in., approx. 5.5 troy oz.
Estimate $200-400

Chip to thumb; instrument loose; one foot cocked and slightly bent; instrument loose on base; age typical overall wear.

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Nintendo Entertainment System, String instruments

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