01-11-2014 01-11-2014
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January 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

German Silver-gilt Nef

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2698B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 11, 2014 10:00AM


German Silver-gilt Nef, Hanau, late 19th/early 20th century, of typical form, with the deck lifting to reveal an open compartment, the hull on four wheels, ht. 9 1/2, lg. 9 3/4 in., approx. 18.6 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Loss to gilding. Minor loss. Metal fatigue and wear. Anchor added later.

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Metal fatigue