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Two Victorian Sterling Silver Boxes

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Two Victorian Sterling Silver Boxes, London, 1893-95, William Comyns, maker, each chased throughout with birds among repousse scrolls, lg. 4 1/8, 6 1/4 in., approx. 14.9 troy oz. (including velvet lining to larger box).
Estimate $150-250

Each missing applied monogram (residue remaining), otherwise good condition with light surface wear. Rim of larger box pushed down slightly along corners.


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

London, Atomic physics, Box, Jewellery, Matter, Ounce, Repoussé and chasing, Silver, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Visual arts

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