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Large Silver Plate Art Nouveau Flagon

Auction:
2498
Lot:
830
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Large Silver Plate Art Nouveau Flagon, late 19th/early 20th century, balustroid, with angular crabstock handle, the domed lid with finial formed as a seated Dionysian cherub, the body cast in high relief with scene of seminude nymphs picking grapes and being serenaded by a bacchic boy playing pan pipes, with crabstock lifting handle to front, on openwork crabstock feet, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $150-200

some wear and darkening to plated finish. surface grime. hinge tight. unmarked.

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