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Pair of George III-style Sterling Silver Sauce Tureens and Covers

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

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

Description:

Pair of George III-style Sterling Silver Sauce Tureens and Covers, bearing marks for London, 1801-02, Thomas Robins, maker, each ovoid urn-form, the cover with finial cast as a marquis' coronet, framed by narrow leaftips, the body with gadrooned edges, two auricular handles, and engraved heraldry, on conforming foot further decorated with leaftips and gadrooning, lg. handle over handle 11 1/4 in., approx. 78.1 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Very minor usage wear to foot rims and handles. One tureen with pins to handle with associated corrosion. Otherwise both in good overall condition.


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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