04-05-2014 04-05-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2715B Boston
April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Three Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware

$2,460$2,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 05, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three Pieces of American Sterling Silver Hollowware, late 19th/20th century, two vases: one Quaker Silver Co. with flared rim and reticulated socle cast as lion heads and acanthus leaves, on circular foot, ht. 11; the other with unidentified mark, with reticulated design of arabesques and floral garlands, with removable colorless glass liner, silver ht. 13 7/8; and an unmarked baluster-form pitcher repousse-decorated with fruiting grapevines, monogrammed, ht. 10 5/8 in.; approx. 79.9 total troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

All with usage wear and surface abrasions. Quaker vase with visible seams and several shallow dents to vase and foot, foot bent so that it does not sit flat. Unidentified vase with chips to glass liner, foot bent so that it does not sit flat, and areas of metal fatigue.


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Keywords

Quaker Silver Co., unmarked baluster-form pitcher, metal fatigue