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Silver-gilt and Enamel Filigree Tankard

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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

Description:

Silver-gilt and Enamel Filigree Tankard, probably Hungary, 17th century, bearing only 19th century Austrian control mark to foot and lid, with a hinged lid topped by a pineapple finial, Minerva figure to the handle, and allover applied cloisonne-enameled filigree to a gilded ground, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 14.1 troy oz.

Provenance: Paul Drey Gallery, New York, 1987.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Francis M. Bator.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Slight shifting to filigree (particularly to foot). Scattered chipped losses to enamel and small breaks, losses, and repairs to filigree throughout.


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, Chinese art, Cloisonné, Decorative arts, Enamel, Filigree, Jewellery making, Tankard, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel, Hungary

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