Sale 21SS01 | Lot 1039

Two American Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Matchsafes

Catalogue: The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes
Two American Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Matchsafes

Lot Details

Lot 1039
Two American Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Matchsafes
Comprising one marked Unger Bros., shaped rectangular with hinged cover and striker to bottom, the front with a female nude amongst waves in relief with a foliate scroll border, height 2 1/2 inches (6.4 cm); the other shaped rectangular with foliate scroll border, height 2 3/4 inches (7 cm), total approximately 33.4 dwt.

Provenance:
Unger Bros. example, Richard Jenkins, Canton, CT, December 1980

The Joseph and Miriam Poser Collection


C Estate of Miriam S. Poser

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $409 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Unger Bros. - good condition overall; good detail to decoration; clearly hallmarked; hinge good and tight; reverse engraved script "BLP"

Second - good condition overall; good detail to decoration; the front engraved script "JWB"?; the reverse engraved "1907"; small dent to edge


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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $409 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes

Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 10am EST