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August 9, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Bronze Posnet

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2744MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 09, 2014 10:00AM


Bronze Posnet, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1710, the vessel on three feet, the handle marked "NEWPORT 1710," lg. 19 3/4, dia. 8 3/4 in.

Note: In his collection notes, Howard Roth points out that the deep bowl form of this posnet is "reflective of an earlier form than shown by other American posnets."

Provenance: The Howard Roth Collection.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

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Rhode Island, Howard Roth