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Pair of Tiffany & Co. Silver-plate Wine Coasters and a Christening Cup

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Pair of Tiffany & Co. Silver-plate Wine Coasters and a Christening Cup, New York, silver christening cup with cupid musicians along edge and engraved inscription to underside, ht. 3 3/8, approx. 6.3 troy oz., wine coasters with chased floral motif to rim, dia. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Christening cup with dent to lower edge. Coasters in good overall condition with light surface wear.


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

Tiffany & Co., Cupid, Food and drink, Mechanical engineering, Personal life, Rim, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Wine

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