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Shreve & Co. 14kt Gold and Gold Quartz Match Safe

Auction:
2715B
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 05, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Shreve & Co. 14kt Gold and Gold Quartz Match Safe, San Francisco, California, late 19th century, with a central engraved monogram framed by bezel-set gold quartz and a match strike to the bottom, marked to interior rim "SHREVE & CO. 14K," ht. 2 3/8 in., approx. 20 dwt.
Estimate $800-1,200

Several very shallow dents to gold on case and cover. Top left quartz panel with tiny loss to upper right corner. Two top quartz panels with small cracks to quartz.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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