Lot 376: "SCRAP" TOOTHPICK HOLDER
October 26, 2016
Lisbon, ., PortugalLive Auction
Description: "SCRAP" TOOTHPICK HOLDER in 835/000 silver. Figure on a double pedestral in silver and silver thread. Work possibly from the late 19th century, but marked at a later period with an assay mark from Porto (later than 1985). Slight losses and defects.
Notes: # An identical toothpick holder is reproduced in "Ourivesaria Portuguesa nas Colecções Particulares", by Reynaldo dos Santos, p. 164. Height: 12.5 cm. Approximate weight: 72 g.#