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Pair of German .800 Silver Table Pheasants

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Pair of German .800 Silver Table Pheasants, worn marks probably for Hanau, late 19th/early 20th century, lg. 9 in., approx. 11.1 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

One with feet bent (does not sit flush with ground, but stands well on its own), tail bent slightly. One wing of each protrudes very slightly from body. Otherwise each with light surface 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.

Keywords

Currency, German nobility, Hanau, Hesse, Hesse-Nassau, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Troy weight, United States dollar

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