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Two Small Silver-mounted Vessels

Auction:
2498
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$474$400

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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.

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Horn, Snuff, Tobacco

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