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Two Early Silver Boxes

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Two Early Silver Boxes, most likely 18th century, an unmarked oval snuffbox with engraved vase with tulips, roses, and grape clusters, monogrammed to underside, lg. 2 7/8; and a silver-mounted coconut box with an engraved tulip to the lid and inscription "The gift of TM to EM" to edge, ht. 1 7/8 in.
Sold to benefit the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown MA.
Estimate $600-800

Each with age-typical surface wear and minor dents throughout. Oval box with shallow dents along each edge and small repair to one deeper dent/small break to one side of base.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Artificial objects, Box, Consumer goods, Containers, Tulip

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