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Pair of Pewter Candlesticks and a Covered Jar

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2885B
Lot:
76
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Pewter Candlesticks and a Covered Jar, China, 20th century, the candlesticks, three-part square baluster-shape, one broken into two, decorated with inlaid floral designs in brass to the upper part; and the covered jar, globular baluster-shape with hat-shape cover with an undulating floral rim and a dome with a wood knob in the center, all three decorated with brass clad bands and rims, ht. to 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: The pewter collection of Ruth Raymond, Beacon Hill, who began collecting in the 1940s.
Estimate $300-500

a candlestick broken into two, the other with repaired spire, the jar with dents, some crevices, surface scratches, all with overall surface wear with partial rusting.


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

Ruth Raymond, Baluster, Ironmongery, Pewter, Stairways, China

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