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Hungarian Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Hungarian Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker, mid-17th century, maker's mark indistinct, chased rim with grotesque masks and fruit above a monogram dated "1646," ht. 5 3/4 in., approx. 4.1 troy oz.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Francis M. Bator.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Surface wear (shallow nicks and abrasions) throughout. Only traces of gilding remains. Pinprick hole to center of base.


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

Francis M. Bator, Arts, Bator, Beaker, Culture, Grotesque, Human behavior, Mask

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