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Back to Great Estates / March 18, 2017

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SPONGEWARE FAIENCE STEINS

Three: Each purple sponge decorated with engraved pewter lids, one depicting a coat of arms, one depicting a village, and one with blue and white foliate decoration, Germany, 18th c.; Largest: 10 1/4" x 5 1/2"; Provenance: Estate of Stephen L. Smith, Fairfax, VA.


Sale Price: $625

Estimate: $600 - $900


Condition Report

Coat of arms stein is missing pewter base. Foliate stein exhibits surface loss on handle and possible repair to lid hinge. Village stein has hairline cracks in base. Each lid exhibits various dents and dings typical of age and use.

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