3084
3084
An American Silver Egyptian Style Sugar Basket, Retailed By Starr & Marcus, New York, circa 1865
LOT SOLD. 1,375 USD
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3084
An American Silver Egyptian Style Sugar Basket, Retailed By Starr & Marcus, New York, circa 1865
LOT SOLD. 1,375 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York

An American Silver Egyptian Style Sugar Basket, Retailed By Starr & Marcus, New York, circa 1865
of boat form, the lightly matted body applied on both sides with vertical chevron bands flanked by stylized strapwork and tassels, the matching swing handle issuing from sphinx head terminals, one end engraved with initials MR, gilt interior.  Together with similar sugar tongs topped with sphinx head. 2 pieces.
marked on base STARR & MARCUS / NEW YORK and ENGLISH STERLING and numbered 244, the tongs by Ford and Tupper, New York, 1867-74
length 7 3/8 in.
18.7cm
11oz 12dwt
361g
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Provenance

Sold, Sotheby's, New York, 22 June 1995, lot 419 (part)

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York