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Four English Sterling Silver Casters and Four Salts

Auction:
2698B
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,400$2,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2698B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four English Sterling Silver Casters and Four Salts, salts: bearing rubbed marks for London 1825-26, maker's mark "W_," each with a cobalt glass liner in a gadrooned rectangular dish raised on a rectangular foot, with a presentation inscription "Sophia Augusta Brown London 1882," lg. 3 3/4; casters: London, 1907-11, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., each urn-form with an engraved armorial to shoulder, ht. 5 in., approx. 28.1 troy oz. total.

Provenance: The salts by family decent from either Sophia Augusta Browne Brown (1825-1909), who married John Carter Brown II (1797-1874), or their daughter Sophia Augusta Brown (1867-1947), to the present owner.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., John Carter Brown II, Sophia Augusta Brown

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