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Two Pieces American Sterling Silver Tableware

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
136A
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 09, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Two Pieces American Sterling Silver Tableware, New York, late 19th century, a Shiebler Homeric (Medallion) pattern tea caddy, ht. 3 1/2, and a Graff, Washburne & Dunn letter opener with foliate scrollwork to terminal, lg. 7 7/8 in., approx. 9.1 troy oz. total.
Estimate $600-800

Tea caddy: Small dent to lid edge, wear to surface (particularly lid), small linear dent to one portrait (unobtrusive, see images). Letter Opener: Minor usage wear abrasions nicks to edge of blade.


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

Caddy, Decorative arts, Dunn, Homer, Household silver, Oz, Porcelain, Scrollwork, Silver, Sterling silver, Tableware, Troy

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