Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
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October 20, 2023: Fall Fine & Dec Arts Day One

Fri, Oct 20, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1147

FIGURAL STERLING AND OTHER SILVER OPEN SALTS, LOT OF TWO

Estimate: $80 - $120
Sold for
$147.60
Sold Price includes BP

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

FIGURAL STERLING AND OTHER SILVER OPEN SALTS, LOT OF TWO, comprising a sterling cart-form example with a colorless glass liner, and a likely German Hanau example featuring a man on ice skates pushing a sleigh on an ovoid base. Cart example marked "925", sleigh example with two pseudo hallmarks and of unknown silver fineness/metal content. Total weight of cart example excluding glass liner: 0.750 ozt.; total weight of sleigh example: 2.610 ozt. 20th century. Sleigh example 2 3/8" HOA, 3 1/4" LOA.
Published: Cart example in Jzyk & Robertson - The Open Salt Compendium, p. 110, pl. 323, left.
Literature: Sleigh example parallels ibid., p. 103, pl. 302, middle.

Condition

Very good to excellent overall condition with minor wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including nicks, possibly one or a few minute/small dents, slight bending, and/or slight worn spots to raised decoration; sleigh example with possible repair/s to well.

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From the Sandra Jzyk Collection, Norfolk, MA.