10-05-2013 10-05-2013
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October 5, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Coin Silver Covered Butter Dish

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2676B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 05, 2013 10:00AM


Coin Silver Covered Butter Dish, New York, c. 1855, William Forbes, maker, Ball, Black & Co., retailer, with a domed, floral and repousse-decorated lid with an acorn finial and engraved monogram, dish with a pierced inset tray and leaf border to edge, ht. 4 1/2 in., approx. 18.8 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

Scattered pin prick-size dents and surface abrasions.

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