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Auction Closes At: 11:59:00 10/14/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 377. Atocha Gilt Silver Charger Fragment
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $7,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $7,500.00

Category: Collectibles
Sub Category: Miscellaneous
Culture or Country: Spain.
Period: Ca. 16th-17th century A.D.
Size: 19W. x 10H.

Description: Large section of a sea salvaged gilt silver dish, highly decorated in bold relief with two winged mermaids having combination fish and vine bodies, a large floral urn between the mermaids tails. Portrait busts contained on the inner and outer decorative borders, and a wide scalloped interior ring. Partial makers mark stamped on the underside of the outer rim. Normal losses and dents from being under the sea. Recovered from the Nuestra Senora De Atocha, Spanish galleon, on July 20th 1985 by Treasure Salvors, Inc. The galleon was of King Philip IV Tierra Firme Fleet, which sank on September 6th, 1622.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired by owner from Arte Primitivo, auct. 54, lot 131, ex. The Estate of Wallace Katz, NYC. A certificate of authenticity signed by Mel Fisher included with the lot.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $149.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Atocha Gilt Silver Charger Fragment

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. drama_freak1 $7,500.00 1 10/14/2021 11:38:01 AM
2. treasurebidder $7,250.00 1 10/14/2021 11:40:51 AM
3. silvercoin2 $5,500.00 1 10/14/2021 11:33:52 AM
4. baal $5,250.00 1 10/14/2021 11:32:27 AM
5. oldbailey13 $5,000.00 1 10/14/2021 10:25:38 AM

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