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Silver Spoon Holder Sugar Urn and Twelve Silver Spoons

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Spoon Holder Sugar Urn and Twelve Silver Spoons, America, late 18th century, urn with swing handle with pickwork inscription "CL/JSL and X-form base marked on the underside in four spots "IE" in a sunken cartouche, possibly for Joseph Edwards of Boston, Massachusetts, holding twelve teaspoons with bright-cut and wrigglework decoration, the ends with faint pickwork inscription "CL/JSL," six spoons marked "IE" in a sunken cartouche on the back, six spoons marked twice with "RB" sunken cartouche on the back possibly for Robert Burnham of New York, ht. 8 in., approx. 14.7 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200


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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Joseph Edwards, Robert Burnham, Cooking, Measurement, Silver spoon, Spoons, Teaspoon, Units of measurement

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