Lot 32: 3 Scandinavian-Themed Metal Articles, incl. Silver
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: The first a novelty salt shaker in the form of a Viking drinking horn, marked "Sterling/ Sweden" on its supports; the second a miniature silver fishing-boat, complete with silver sails and pilot, with repousse swirls to the sides in the Scandinavian manner, the silver not marked but tested; the third a mixed metal sailboat-form brooch, the sails and body inlaid with gold-tone metal swirls in the Hiberno-Saxon manner. Tallest: 3.5" H. Weight of two silver boats: approximately 1.3 troy ounces. Some surface wear and deformation/bending to pieces, especially the mixed-metal brooch.