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Six Pieces of American Sterling Silver

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
105A
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Six Pieces of American Sterling Silver, early 20th century, three pieces by Unger Brothers including two matchsafes: one with a classical portrait of Athena, the other with an Art Nouveau floral motif, monogrammed, and a scissors case in the form of a classical maiden; and three monogrammed matchsafes: one Gorham with an engraved rocaille cartouche, another Whiting with a bell-flower motif, and a William B. Kerr match safe with a fluted neoclassical body; approx. 5.2 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600


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

Art Nouveau, Athena, Decorative arts, Motif, Rococo, Vesta case

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