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Twelve English Sterling Silver Personal Items

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Twelve English Sterling Silver Personal Items, 20th century, various makers and dates, six fobs with stamp compartments in addition to sovereign holders and/or matchsafes, ht. to 3 1/2, four flat stamp boxes, lg. to 3 1/8, small lady's purse on chain with fitted leather interior, lg. 4 3/4, and monogrammed bill fold with fitted leather interior, lg. 3 1/2; together with a book-form silver-plated fob with matchsafe and stamp box, and sterling silver-mounted leather envelope, lg. 3 1/2 in.; approx. 19.9 total troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $400-600

Flat box with red cabochon with dents to underside. Large flat "Stamps" box does not open. Bill fold with scattered pin prick-size dents. Fobs all with scattered dents. Purse with scattered specks of black silver rot. All with age-typical wear and rubbing to engraving. All mechanics working.


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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