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French .950 Silver Pitcher

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

French .950 Silver Pitcher, Paris, 1819-38, maker's mark indistinct, urn-form with engraved monogram, acanthus-capped scroll handle joined to the body with a high relief casting of Apollo's head, and foliate and beaded scrolls to lower body, on a short stem with beaded knop terminating in a leaftip-cast foot, ht. 14 7/8 in., approx. 45.9 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Scattered dents and minor surface abrasions to body. Handle also with some very minor dents to center and scrolled knop. Foot bent in slightly (very slightly off-kilter and rocks on foot).


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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Paris, Ornaments, Scroll

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