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German .800 Silver Pineapple Cup and Cover

Auction:
3000B
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

German .800 Silver Pineapple Cup and Cover, probably Hanau, late 19th century, lacking maker's mark, the cover with an urn-form finial surmounted with a floral spray, the cup raised on a faux-bois and figural stem, ht. 13 1/2 in., approx. 18.0 troy oz.
The property of Carol J. Ferranti
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Flower and leaf elements to finial bent slightly. Loss to one grape or leaf element to figure's staff. Otherwise with only a few minor pinprick dents and a slight loss to gilding in areas (particularly foot).


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

Carol J. Ferranti, Agriculture, Food and drink, Hanau, Hesse-Nassau, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Pineapple, Urn, Visual arts

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