Lot 263: A SET OF FOUR GERMAN SILVER MOUNTED WINE BOTTLE COASTERS, BRAHMFELD & GUTRUF, HAMBURG, CIRCA 1850 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: pierced galleries and beaded rims, on turned wood bases with central silver appliques, 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. diameter, together with five Sheffield plate mounted coasters, circa 1810, slat and foliate pierced, on turned wood bases
Three coasters with holding pins to the base missing, bases therefore fit loosely. One with losses to the green baize underside. Good overall. The smaller set in good condition with wear commensurate with age.
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Dimensions: 10.1cm., 4in. diameter