01-10-2015 01-10-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2776B Boston
January 10, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Three American Sterling Silver Cases

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2776B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 10, 2015 10:00AM


Three American Sterling Silver Cases, 20th century, two mounted with 14kt gold and ruby clasps and with red leather protective sleeves: a Tiffany & Co. compact, lg. 2 1/4, and a Thomae Co. hinged box, lg. 3 1/2; and a Black, Starr & Frost gold-washed box with pale blue guilloche enameled hinged cover, lg. 3 1/2 in.; approx. 12.4 total troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Rubies not tested. All with age-typical usage wear. Small Tiffany case with some minor dents along front edge. Black, Starr & Frost with loss/rubbing to gold wash and two approx. 3/4 in. areas of damage and inpainting to white enamel border.

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Tiffany & Co.