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Joseph Heinrich Hare Chafing Dish

Auction:
2830B
Lot:
139
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2830B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 20, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Joseph Heinrich Hare Chafing Dish
Copper, oak, silver
United States, late 19th century
Hammered copper serving dish with turned oak handle, silver-rimmed lid with oak mushroom knob set in silver scrolls, the server set in a hammered copper water reservoir, all in a silver-rimmed, hammered copper stand with three scroll legs, rampant cast copper hares decorate the legs, the whole set on a oak base with copper flashing, the three-wick hammered copper burner with oak handle mounted on silver scroll feet, each wick with a copper snuffer, ht. 10 1/2, lg. 20 1/2 in.

Literature: For a similar example, see Charles L. Venable, Silver in America, 1840-1940, (Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art), 1994, fig. 9.3.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Good condition, the handle on one of the burner snuffers is missing, some play in knob and handle.


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.

Keywords

United States, Venable, Charles L. Venable, Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art

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