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Wolfgang Schroth Sterling Silver Ship Model

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Wolfgang Schroth Sterling Silver Ship Model, Montville, New Jersey, second half 20th century, the sloop Azulejo with single mast, two sails, and rigging with polychrome enamel-decorated American flag, set between rolling waves, ht. 8 3/4, marked "Schroth" and "sterling," mounted to a verde marble base and with Plexiglas case, total ht. 13, wd. 9 5/8, dp. 6 5/8 in.

N.B. Wolfgang Schroth was a Tiffany & Co. silversmith before founding his own company manufacturing and retailing jewelry and silver. His firm supplied silver hollowware to Cartier for retail, including ship models. Schroth gifted this boat to the present owner's step-father as a thank-you for allowing Schroth free use of the Azulejo.
Estimate $800-1,200

Good condition, with no damages or repairs.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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B. Wolfgang Schroth, Montville, Tiffany & Co., company manufacturing, silversmith, retail

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