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Starr & Marcus Sterling Silver Table Ornament

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Starr & Marcus Sterling Silver Table Ornament, New York, c. 1870, the two-handled urn with applied gilded ivy extending from the faux bois handles and centering an applied monogram, on a base with grotesque masks and paw feet, photograph inset into base visible when urn is unscrewed, with later felt ornament inset into urn, ht. to top of urn handle 4 1/4 in., approx. 15.7 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700


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Ancient Roman technology, Arts, Containers, Culture, Decorative arts, Grotesque, Interior design, Ornament, Urn, Visual arts

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