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Three American Silver Christening Cups

Auction:
3088T
Lot:
1184
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3088T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Three American Silver Christening Cups, 19th/early 20th century, two coin silver: an early Gorham cup retailed by G. Shreve & Co., ht. 3 5/8, and another by Albert Coles with engraved inscription to front, ht. 2 3/4, and the third by William Gale & Son with engraved presentation inscription, ht. 3 1/4 in., approx. 12.4 troy oz. total.
Estimate $500-700


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

G. Shreve & Co., William Gale, Albert Coles, California, Shreve & Co., Union Square, San Francisco

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