01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Carved Ivory Tankard

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM


Carved Ivory Tankard, Continental, 18th/19th century, the hinged lid with urn-form finial and decorative carving, body relief carved with a scene of soldier making camp, on foot carved with oak leaves and acorns, with scrolled thumbpiece and handle with man's head, ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Handle affixed with adhesive. Numerous shrinkage cracks. Repair to dog's hindquarters by bottom of handle. Scattered nicks and chips, including one 1/2 in. to lid.