Auction 103 Antiques & Works of Art, Silver & Jewellery


An important samovar


5.000 - 7.000

Session 1

9 December 2020


Portuguese silver, 19th century
Square shaped profusely decorated with foliage motifs, acanthus leaves and repousse and chiselled applied flower bouquets
Burner of identical decoration and squared stand on lion paw feet and spheres
Allegorical figure lid pommel allusive to the river Tagus
Dolphin shaped tap bar and lion head tap
Removable inner warming element
Lisbon assay mark (L-42) Maurício Gonzaga da Costa (1822-1860) and same date maker's mark (L-214.0) Domingos da Cruz Estanislau Costa

43x33x36 cm
6815 g



Additional Information

Provenance: D. Manuel de Souza e Holstein-Beck Collection, Count of Póvoa. Literature:
F. Moitinho de Almeida/Rita Carlos
"Inventário de Marcas de Pratas Portuguesas e Brasileiras"
séc. XV a 1887
pp. 111, 144

Closed Auction