A pair of Latin American silver repousse bible covers, each molded with figures and strapwork, height 8in; width 11 1/2in, possibly plated
Lot 1074
A pair of chased silver bible covers
probably Latin American, 19th century
Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A pair of chased silver bible covers
probably Latin American, 19th century
Apparently unmarked, each modeled with figures of angels, scrolling strapwork and foliage on a stippled ground, with a gadrooned rim, total weight approximately 25 oz troy (2).
length 11 1/2in (29.2cm); width 8in (20.3cm)
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