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January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Three Pieces of Continental Silver

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 12, 2017 4:00PM


Three Pieces of Continental Silver, 19th century, an Italian .800 silver stand or ornament, maker's mark "LP," lg. 11 1/4, a German ladle with engraved peasants to terminal and a Green Man mask to bowl, lg. 13 1/2, and French main pince or asparagus tongs, ht. 3 3/4 in., approx. 14.6 troy oz. total.
Estimate $200-300

Tongs do not close together evenly (ends don't meet up, lifted on one side, no apparent breaks or repairs. Ladle in good overall condition, a small area of bubbling to to reverse side of terminal. Hair ornament with several small breaks and repairs to fanned elements, ball elements with small minor dents.

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