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Three Austrian .750 Silver, Enamel, and Shell Figures

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Three Austrian .750 Silver, Enamel, and Shell Figures, Vienna, late 19th/early 20th century, two bearing maker's mark "HB," one of a woman with long hair, ht. 4, the other, a man with a bottle in one hand, ht. 4 1/2; the third, bearing maker's mark "LP" and featuring a man playing an instrument with one leg raised, ht. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Scattered loss to enamel, most fairly minor, though woman with more concentrated area of loss to upper body and arms. Scattered minor over-painting to face of figure with bottle. The third figure lacking hat to head, also elements of the base applied crooked, some sides with visible glue along joints.


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

Beam Suntory, Bourbon whiskey, Household silver, Kentucky cuisine, Maker's Mark, National Register of Historic Places in Marion County, Kentucky

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