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Two Pairs of George III Sterling Silver Salt Cellars

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pairs of George III Sterling Silver Salt Cellars, each London, early 19th century, with cobalt glass liners and reticulated frames with engraved monogram, two by William Abdy and two by Peter, Ann, & William Bateman; approx. 5.3 troy oz. total (not including liners).
Estimate $200-400

Bateman pair each with scattered minor dents (and one with split) to interior edge that the base of the glass salt sits in, each wobble slightly. All cobalt liners with scattered nicked losses to edge. One Abdy glass liner with larger chipper loss to bubble on the interior. All with usage wear.


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

William Bateman, Abdy, Atomic physics, Chemical elements, Cobalt, Matter, Precious metals, Silver, Silversmithing, Transition metals, Troy weight, William Abdy, London

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