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

Continental .800 Silver Chalice

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


Continental .800 Silver Chalice, 18th/19th century, with a crowned "10" and another rubbed mark, also with French import mark, bowl raised on a stem with various pierced motifs raised on an octagonal foot with ogee panels of foliate scrolls, ht. 8 1/2 in., approx. 14.6 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Possibly gold-washed at some point, now rubbed off. With areas of loss to stem and spots of metal fatigue to foot.

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metal fatigue