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French .800 Silver Bell

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

French .800 Silver Bell, Paris, early to mid-19th century, maker's mark "ML," the finial formed as a seated Bedouin man with a nude woman at his feet, bearing an engraved armorial possibly that of Sir Richard Wallace (1818-1890), ht. 4 1/2 in., approx. 12.5 troy oz.
Estimate $300-400

In good overall condition with only surface wear, particularly to top figural scene.


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

Richard Wallace, silver bell, Paris, Arab League, Bedouin, Imperial units, Matter, Middle East, Ounce, Silver, Sir Richard Wallace, 1st Baronet

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