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    Description

    A French Silver Pitcher and Wash Basin, late 19th century
    Marks: (Mercury-1), (star-effaced makers mark)
    12-3/4 inches high (32.4 cm) (pitcher)
    15-1/2 inches diameter (39.4 cm) (basin)
    78.48 troy ounces

    The lot comprising pitcher and wash basin, each with fine machined texture to bodies, pitcher with figural winged female handle, palmette pattern to banding, cartouche and bowl each monogrammed AM.


    Condition Report*: Some nicking and scratching throughout, bowl base slightly warped, light warping to basin rim with minor crack at decoration, light pin dent to pitcher, some scattered areas of waviness possibly inherent to manufacture, light push to foot of pitcher, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
    *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. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. 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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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