04-10-2010 04-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2498 Boston
April 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Two Small Silver-mounted Vessels

$474$400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2498 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Small Silver-mounted Vessels, an early 19th century scent bottle in rectangular tortoiseshell case inlaid with silver branches, suspending short chain with finger loop, case lg. 1 3/4; and a Victorian horn snuff mull, the small horn mounted with silver lid engraved with thistles, and centered by a faceted amber cairngorm-style stone, suspending chain and finger loop, horn lg. 2 in.
Estimate $150-200

Scent bottle set: cracks to front of lid and back of lid; edge wear throughout and age typical faults.
Vinaigrette: with crack underneath back hinge and minor discoloration.