A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY
 A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY
 A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY
 A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY
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A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A SPANISH SILVER MODEL OF AN ANCIENT GREEK BIREME, MID 20TH CENTURY


the deck with two masts, soldier figures, and movable oars, on a fixed stand mounted on a wood pedestal

apparently unmarked, the pedestal with sticker on base "Gregory Sterling 925 / Palma de Mallorca / Made in Spain"

93 oz

2892 g

length of ship 22 in.; length of pedestal 20⅝ in.

55.9 cm; 52.4 cm

Condition Report

surface lacquered, some of the rigging loose, some oars dented out of place, a few minor dings throughout, otherwise good condition


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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