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Two German Silver-mounted Glass Decanters

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Two German Silver-mounted Glass Decanters, Hanau, late 19th/early 20th century, Storck & Sinsheimer, maker, each colorless glass bottle with etched rocaille motifs along the shoulder, silver-mounted stopper with putti finial, and silver-mounted base and neck featuring putti at various pursuits, ht. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Each with losses to uppermost putti along lower silver mount, one lacking cork to finial (other with age-related losses to cork). Glass in good overall condition with only minor surface abrasions, one with firing flaw or stable hairline (about 5/8 in.) masked behind lower silver mount.


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

Iran, Economy of Iran, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Persian carpet

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