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George III Sterling Silver Bowl

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Bowl, London, December 1, 1784-July 25th, 1785, maker's mark "H-," made for export, the swirled gadrooned circular body with a gold-washed interior, floral and foliate motifs radiating from the squat circular foot, and two figural handles joined by scrolls, lg. handle to handle 9 5/8 in., approx. 18.5 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

In good overall condition with rubbing to gold-washed areas (exterior probably originally gold-washed now only traces remaining), one handle pushed in to body.


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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