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Sale IT208 Lot 3025

BRAZILIAN SILVER OVAL CENTER BOWL INSET WITH FOUR KING PEDRO II SILVER COINS DATED 1889 the fluted oval bowl with wide scrolling foliate border enclosing a shaped central cartouche inset with four Pedro II (1825-1891) coins, 26.5 ozt

Note: Apparently, during Colonial times very little silver was marked to avoid control by the Authorities. This bowl is apparently unmarked.

Pedro II was the second and final King of Brazil. He was known as 'Pedro the Magnanimous' and his moderate ways inflamed both the Planter class and the Military. Pedro II was a member of the Royal House of Braganza, and he ruled the Empire of Brazil for 58 years. He survived an assassination attempt in 1889, and he was finally deposed later in 1889. Pedro spent the last several years of his life in exile in Europe.
Estimate $400-600

Sold for $750.00

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