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    A Ludwig Neresheimer & Co. Silver Nef, Hanau, Germany, early 20th century
    Marks: (lion rampant), (thistle), (shield-n), IS, (London import mark), 925, k
    15-1/4 x 16 x 5-3/4 inches (38.7 x 40.6 x 14.6 cm)
    62.07 troy ounces

    The three-masted galleon-form nef, consisting of two distinct halves, featuring free-moving double pennants, square rigging to fore- and mainmasts, with lateen rigging to mizzenmast, applied deck sailors, arcaded trim to surrounding and aft railings, and free-hanging anchor at bowspirit, with chased parcel-gilt heralding nereids trailed by arabesquing sea flora to hull, hinged dolphin-form rudder, and terminating in hippocampi-form covers over functional wheels.

    Condition Report*: Presents well, with detached flag to center mast included, and scattered minor pushes to sails and railings.
    *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. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    7th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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