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Pair of German .800 Silver Pheasants

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
39
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of German .800 Silver Pheasants, Hanau, early 20th century, bearing pseudo marks possibly for Karl Kurtz, each with removable heads and articulated wings, lg. 20 in., approx. 48.7 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Each with outmost feathers to tail bent slightly. One with a slightly bent talon (still stands well) and with a feather to head bent slightly up (unobtrusive).


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

Karl Kurtz, Currency, Economy, Hanau, Hesse-Nassau, Kurtz, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, United States dollar

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