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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 104

    A SILVER-PLATED WATER PITCHER AND BOX

    MARK OF DERBY SILVER CO., DERBY, CT, CIRCA 1885

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-PLATED WATER PITCHER AND BOX
    MARK OF DERBY SILVER CO., DERBY, CT, CIRCA 1885
    In the Japanese taste, the water pitcher of baluster form, the body chased with swirling clouds and flying deity chasing a demon, the neck with scrolling foliage and masks at intervals, the curved handle with ball finial; the square box on four ball feet, the sides with floral frieze, the cover with flying deity amid clouds, the box with lock, each marked under base
    The water pitcher 8 in. high; the box 6½ in. wide (2)


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