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Nine Sterling and Silver Plate Matchsafes

Auction:
2498
Lot:
840
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Nine Sterling and Silver Plate Matchsafes, late 19th-early 20th century, five American sterling: an Unger Bros. with putti riding a dolphin, an F&B with Renaissance Revival strapwork, a Rococo scrolled, a scroll and flowerhead, and a one decorated with a figure of a nude nymph; an unmarked silver domino form, accented with a rose gold-colored central bead, and black enameling; three silver plate: one with Art Nouveau maiden bust to corner, one mounted with a gold tone French-style crest, and an Aesthetic Movement patinated monkey-form, lg. 2 to 2 1/2 in., approx. 3 troy oz.
Estimate $250-300

plated: monkey and Crest-mounted with some rubbing to silvering.
silver: Renaissance Revival: with some pinpoints.
all with some minor, age typical wear.
no monograms.

Keywords

Aesthetic Movement, Flowerhead, Silver

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