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Ball, Black & Co. Sterling Silver Compote

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Ball, Black & Co. Sterling Silver Compote, New York, c. 1860, attributed to John Wendt, monogrammed, with two lion head handles, die-cast borders to shoulder, and foot rim, ht. 6 3/4 in., approx. 26.1 troy oz.
Estimate $600-800

Foot joint pushed into body slightly (still sits well, halo of joint visible on inside of bowl). Small dent to one scrolled element. Otherwise with light usage wear.


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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