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French Gold-washed Sterling Silver Monstrance

Auction:
2754B
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

French Gold-washed Sterling Silver Monstrance, first half 20th century, maker's mark "PB" within a horizontal diamond, with a circular glazed compartment centering a starburst mounted with carnelian beads and transversed by a cross decorated with flowerheads set within diamonds, on a knopped stem mounted with masks representing the four apostles, and domed foot with inset fan-form champleve enamel panels interrupted by stylized columns, ht. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Stem slightly wobbly. Scattered loss and rubbing to gold wash. One carnelian bead loose. Apostle masks loose.


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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