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Neoclassical Silver-plate Centerpiece

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Neoclassical Silver-plate Centerpiece, the central tazza with glass liner and two loop handles cast as laurel wreaths raised on a plinth with a two outer reticulated galleries on scrolled bracket feet, unmarked, ht. 16 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Scattered loss to plated surface, base metal showing through. Tazza slightly loose from base (needs to be tightened). Minor surface abrasions. Underside of plinth with lead solder along upper joint (some visible from exterior) and stabilizing bracket applied to one foot of side gallery (other looks like it may have had a bracket at one point).


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

Ancient Greek religion, Floristry, Interior design, Tazza, Wreath

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