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Six George III/IV Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Six George III/IV Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs, various dates and makers, each with engraved armorial or monogram, four London, including one with bright-cut accents; and two Dublin, lg. to 11 in., approx. 27.9 troy oz. total.
Estimate $800-1,200

All open and close well, many ends do not line up perfectly. Light surface wear abrasions, several bent slightly.


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

George III, Asparagus, Atomic physics, Crops, Matter, Monogram, Precious metals, Roll of arms, Silver, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Tongs, Troy weight, London

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