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Six Pieces of English Sterling Silver

Auction:
2776B
Lot:
1
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$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2776B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Six Pieces of English Sterling Silver, George I cann with engraved armorial to body and monogram to handle, London, 1725-26, indistinct maker's mark, ht. 4 5/8; two George III: a cann with spout with an engraved armorial and monogram, London, 1765-66, William & James Priest, ht. 4 3/4, and a sugar basket with a bail handle, London, 1794-95, Peter & Ann Bateman, lg. 6 1/4; William IV christening cup, London, 1836-37, Benjamin Stephens, ht. 4; Victorian mustard pot with a cobalt liner, Sheffield, 1892-93, John & William Deakin, ht. 2 3/4; and an Edward VII gold-washed bowl, Chester, 1907-08, with a rubbed mark possibly for George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, dia. 3 7/8 in.; approx. 41.5 troy oz. total.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

George I cann with solder to lower joint, joint pushed into body (possibly repaired), scattered dents to body inlcuding 1 in linear dent, silver slightly weak over armorial (possibly re-engraved), reapired split to rim. Sugar basket and mustard pot with age-typical wear. George III can with series of dents to lower body, probably started out life as a tankard. Christening cup with foot and handle possibly added later, wear to gold-washed interior and across surface.


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, William Deakin, James Priest, George III, Priest , ht, Ann Bateman, Benjamin Stephens, William IV, Ridley Hayes, George Nathan, Chester

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