October 30, 2019 The Collection of Steve & Marcy Hench
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/30/2019
Comprising: A) An early folding brass camp cup. This early cup is composed of hand hammered brass. The bottom of the cup is dovetailed into place. The inside is plated with a silver metal. The folding hand hammered brass handle is retained by copper rivets and is engraved on the top. There is a brass hinge and a brass ferrule to hold the two pieces together, and an integral brass hook at the top of the handle. This cup is both decorative and functional, and is very well made. CONDITION: Retains a dark mustard patina and shows scattered marks from use and wear. A very nice example. B) A Hudson Bay marked brass kettle. Measures 8-1/2" diameter at top and stands about 5-1/2" tall. The top has an iron band around it with two loops which retain the iron handle.The kettle is of hand hammered brass and the inside is stamped "HBC" along the top edge. CONDITION: Exterior retains a mustard patina with some darker areas. There is some creasing which has thinned and broken through. The interior retains a very dark patina. The iron band and handle retain a dark, heavy brown patina. Kettles marked with Hudson Bay Company markings are quite rare.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $350.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $510.00
Estimate: $700 - $1,200
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
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