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Four George III Sterling Silver Salts

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four George III Sterling Silver Salts, London, 1775-76, Robert Hennell, maker, each ovoid with a reticulated frame centering an engraved medallion, with an inset cobalt liner, raised on four claw-and-ball feet, lg. 3 1/4 in.; together with four salt spoons with shell-form bowls, each London, 1791-92, two Peter & Ann Bateman, two: Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan; approx. 6.0 total troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

All with repairs and metal fatigue where feet join frame. One with metal fatigue to pierce work. Another with glass liner in pieces. Salts and spoons with age-typical usage wear.


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.

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London, Ann Bateman, Edward Wigan, Samuel Godbehere

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