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Two Continental Canes

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
618
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Continental Canes, late 19th/early 20th century, one with a 10 kt gold mounted knop engraved "Mrs. H. Moorhead," above a cobalt porcelain, probably Royal Vienna, with centralized portrait medallion, on an ebony shaft, lg. 38 3/4; the other with a silver and guilloche enameled top, with indistinct hallmarks, with polychrome painted pendant swags on a guilloche enameled white ground, on a rosewood shaft, lg. 34 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-400

Each with some age-typical wear to surfaces, gilding, portrait medallion has a scratch on surface,


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.

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Arts, Decorative arts, Guilloché, Machining, Ornaments, Patterns, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel

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