Description

    THREE GORHAM SILVER MATCH SAFES, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1909-1912
    Marks to each: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, B2629; (date mark), B3175, PAT. 1910; B3613, PAT. APPLIED FOR
    2-7/8 inches high (7.3 cm) (tallest)
    3.73 troy ounces

    FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN O. ANTONELLI

    The match safe with a dart border centering a oval cartouche with dart border and surmounted by a ruffled bow to either side, match strike to bottom; the match safe with repoussé scroll and shell work to the top and bottom, issuing a stepped border to either side, match strike to bottom; the match safe with engine turned vertical line decoration to all sides, match strike to bottom.


    Estimate: $250 - $350.

    Condition Report*:

    Dent to the front of the engine turned safe, otherwise with surface scratches 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.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Small (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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