Description

    A Portuguese Silver Pear Tree-Form Toothpick Holder, circa 1820
    Marks: (effaced mark), IXC
    7-7/8 inches high (20.0 cm)
    10.48 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA

    PROVENANCE:
    The Selma Hose Estate;
    Acquired from above.


    The pear tree-form toothpick holder issuing from a turned standard with chased foliate and shell decoration, raised on a square base with four paw feet.


    Condition Report*:

    A dent to the pear surmounting the tree, otherwise with surface wear commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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