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Continental Silver Ink Stand

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Continental Silver Ink Stand, possibly 18th century, bearing rubbed marks to tray surface including "10" probably loth .625 standard, and maker's mark within a diamond or triangular cartouche, rectangular with a reticulated scrollwork gallery on paw feet with a single candle arm, tray lg. 7 1/4 in., approx. 32.4 troy oz.
Estimate $250-350

Scattered spots of verdigris and surface wear throughout. Lacking one screw. Pots pushed slightly into surface of tray, also with scattered minor dents, one dent to rim with related joint separation (lid also does not sit well). Tray edge (where folded over base) with scattered areas of metal fatigue.


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

Cartouche, Decorative arts, Furniture, Maker's Mark, Ornaments, Packaging, Paw, Reticulated python, Scroll, Tray

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