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Antiques & Accessories

March 19, 2016

Lot #13
DepartmentSilver
Sold For$200.00(hammer price)
 $240.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 7, 2016

Description

SIX VANITY ITEMS Late 19th/Early 20th Century
1) Whiting sterling silver hand mirror with filigree design against a hammered ground. 2) Colorless cut crystal cologne vial with monogrammed Tiffany & Co. sterling silver cover. Length 7.25. 3) Ferdinand Fuchs & Bros. monogrammed sterling silver pin cushion. Diameter 3.75". 4) Small oval brush with sterling silver handle inlaid with faceted purple glass. Length 2.5". 5) Gold-washed metal and horn hair comb. Unmarked, in original velvet case. Length 4.75". 6) Brass-mounted colorless crystal perfume vial and whistle. Unmarked. Approx. 3.1 troy oz. weighable."

Condition

All with age-typical usage wear. 1) Sugaring to mirror. Two areas of metal fatigue to crimping around mirror. 2) Cover dented. Scattered small checks to glass. 3-4) Scattered dents. 5) Loss to horn comb tines. Rubbing/loss to areas of gold wash. Case worn and missing velvet on top of cover. 6) May have been silver plated. Brass considerably worn and dented.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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