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George IV Silver Egg Server

Auction:
2589B
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2589B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 31, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

George IV Silver Egg Server, London, 1825, John Bridge, maker, comprised of six shell and foliate-edged egg cups held within matching rectangular stand, with foliate and scroll heart-shaped handle, on four columnar legs with lion paw feet, with six associated Georgian silver egg spoons and two salt spoons, overall ht. 9 1/2, lg. 7 1/2 in., approx. 46.4 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some marks on cups rubbed. Re-soldering to some spoon holders. Metal fatigue to one joint. Usage wear.

Keywords

London, John Bridge, Metal fatigue, Egg, Egg spoon, Spoons

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