Fine Hand Painted Alfred Sciarrotta Silverplate Box

  • Price: $165.00
  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Type: Item for Sale
  • Date Posted: Jun 28, 2010
  • Seller Type: -
This is a Fine Hand Painted Alfred Sciarrotta Silverplate a beautifully handpainted enameled outdoor scene BoxDimensions: 7 inches long by 5 inches wide by 2 1/4 inches high. Marked: Handmade by Sciarrotta, T2, EPB. Signed and marked 10/10/55 Circa 1955 silver plate box with cork and wood interior by AlfredoSciarrotta of Newport, RI. Italian born, Alfredo Sciarrotta (1907-1985) was smuggled out of Italy in 1944 by U. S. Army Intelligence to work on Submarine Armaments for the Allied War effort. After WWII he settled in Rhode Island and opened Sciarrotta Silversmiths in Newport. His design skills and Craftsmanship were quickly noted by such firms as Cartier, Gorham, Shreve Crump and Low, Gump's and Bailey, Banks & Biddle, and they soon began commissioning Special Orders from him. By the time of his Retirement in 1975, Several of Sciarrotta's works were in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. Shipping by USPS Priority to anywhere in the 48 lower States --$8.00