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Pair of Sterling Silver Pheasants

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Sterling Silver Pheasants, early to mid-20th century, bearing London import marks for 1964-65, retailer "JMR," each with its wings outstretched, applied glass eyes, and long extended tail, lg. of each 18 in., approx. 54.5 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Each tail with various areas bent slightly out of alignment, each also with evidence of professional restoration (probably re-straightening) to areas of wings. Each sit well, one with raised tail rocks very slightly.


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

London, Household silver, Jewellery, Pheasant, Silver, Sterling silver, United States dollar, Wizard of Oz

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