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Nine Small Silver Boxes and Jars

Auction:
2611M
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$415$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Nine Small Silver Boxes and Jars, a German octagonal hinged box, late 19th/early 20th century, with Austro-Hungarian import mark and rubbed maker's marks, lid with classical scene of Venus; an unmarked ovoid box with gold-washed interior; a glass jar with marked Whiting sterling silver lid; a large glass jar with sterling lid; an unmarked box with stone-mounted lid; a hexagonal sterling box with lid decorated with a courting couple, maker's mark possibly "TG" and London import mark from 1906; a Dutch export box, 1902, decorated with courting couples; and two English boxes: a circular box with tortoiseshell-mounted lid, London, 1902, maker's mark "WC," and a rectangular stamp box with repousse decoration of a bird and butterfly to the lid, London, 1888, maker's mark possibly for William Comyns.
Estimate $300-350

All with usage wear. Gold-washed oval box with repair to lid. Stone-mounted box with cracks joints and a crack across the stone.

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London, William Comyns, Bourbon whiskey, Box, Kentucky, Maker's Mark, Silversmithing, Sterling silver

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