Description

    A BOXED CONTINENTAL CARVED IVORY GAVEL
    Maker unknown, probably France or Germany, circa 1850-1860
    Unmarked
    12 inches long (30.5 cm)

    The carved ivory gavel with image of working metal smith to one side of head, diaper pattern to handle, crown finial, in fitted velvet presentation box, interior platform with raised supports, interior satin lining of cover stamped By APPOINTMENT, R. Stewart, 122 to 134, Argyle Street, 2 & 4 Buchanan Street, Glasgow.


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*:

    gavel in excellent condition, box shows signs of wear commensurate with age

    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    9th Tuesday
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