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Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Basket

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Basket, New York, 1907-38, the reticulated basket modeled as fern fronds terminating at the rim in a swirled fiddlehead motif, with a similarly chased handle and silver-plate liner, ht. 16 in., approx. 31.7 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Handle bent very slightly to one side. One shallow dent to reticulated frame and one area pulled out of place (with related 'crack' to surface, see images. Otherwise no evidence of restored breaks to frame. Liner with abrasions, wear to surface. Light surface wear throughout, scattered very minor pin-prick dents. Foot rocks slightly (shallow dent to underside rim, not visible to exterior).


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

Fern, Fiddlehead fern, Frond, Leaf vegetables, Perennial vegetables, Plant morphology, Pteridophyta, Sterling silver

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