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Two Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Fighting Roosters

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Two Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Fighting Roosters, London, 1963-64, Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd., maker, one crouched, the other upright with one talon raised, ht. to 9 1/4 in., approx. 43.5 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

Lg. approx. 10 1/2 in. Each with minor surface wear, stand well, feathers with scattered repairs, some bent or with related breaks, one feather to one bird loose but present.


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.

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London, Barnard, Jewellery, Lion-reclining, Silver, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Talon

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