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German Silver Historismus Covered Cup

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

German Silver Historismus Covered Cup, Hanau, late 19th/early 20th century, Neresheimer & Sohne, maker, the lid topped by a bust of a knight on faux-bois legs, the lobed, urn-form cup on three supports each formed as a man with an oar, ht. 17 in., approx. 33.2 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

Lacking sword in hand of the knight. Lacking one tip of trefoil of gallery on edge of lid, several others to lid and foot bent slightly. Otherwise only a few scattered minor dents. Surface overclean.


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.

Keywords

Hanau, Hesse-Nassau, Main-Kinzig-Kreis

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