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Ball, Black & Co. .950 Silver Pitcher

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Ball, Black & Co. .950 Silver Pitcher, New York, 1851-76, vasiform with engarved monogram, a guilloche-cast rim and waist-band, the handle capped with a lion's head and joined to the body with foliate scrollwork, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 38.7 troy oz.
Estimate $550-750

In good overall condition with only minor pinprick dents and surface wear abrasions.


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

Guilloché, Machining, Ornaments, Patterns, Scroll, Vitreous enamel

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