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George III Sterling Silver Tea Caddy

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Tea Caddy, London, 1793-94, Peter & Ann Bateman, maker, oval form with engraved neoclassical motifs centering an engraved armorial, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 14.8 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

In good overall condition with only light surface wear throughout. Engraved armorial areas seem consistent thickness throughout with no surface inconsistencies.


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

Ann Bateman, Atomic physics, Caddy, London, Matter, Silver, Sterling silver, Tea caddy, Teaware

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