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Lot 0336
Smith Metal Arts Co.
Silver Crest line Three-Masted Ship assembled seven-piece desk set
Buffalo, New York
gilt bronze
pen tray, match strike, humidor and desk set with stamped marks, numbered
pen tray, #2217, two letter openers, cedar lined cigarette box, #2252G, double inkwell desk set with pen tray, #2222, ash receiver with match strike, #2465, cedar lined humidor, #2253
largest: 10 1/2"w x 6"d x 1 3/4"h

Provenance:
Estate of Constantine (Dean) Ladas, Birmingham, Michigan

Condition

The set is in overall good condition. Cigarette box and double inkwell set with similar original patina. A minor dent to front of cigarette box, a few nicks to lid. Lining intact. Inkwell set with some wear to patina on ship and wave decoration. Very minor dent to left side. Some verdigris to underside of lid for inkwells. 10 Gem glass liner intact with two composite Gem No. 5 lids. Matching opener and pen tray with similar original patina. Each with some wear to patina and spotting. Nicks and surface scratches. Other letter opener with a worn, original patina, top with some nicks and wear. Ash receiver with match strike and humidor with original patina. Receiver with a minor dent to one side. Cedar lined box with some shrinkage, sides are no longer flush but sits in box firmly. Each with light surface scratches consistent with age and use.

Buyer's Premium

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Smith Metal Arts Co. Silver Crest line desk set

Estimate $100 - $200Oct 25, 2018