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Two George II or III Sterling Silver Wine Strainers

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two George II or III Sterling Silver Wine Strainers, each with worn marks, London, mid-18th century, one by Elizabeth Aldridge, lg. 5 1/4, the other with indistinct maker's mark, lg. 6 1/2 in., approx. 5.2 troy oz. total.
Estimate $200-300

Larger strainer with several abrasions to upper edge of interior, base with very shallow dent (unobtrusive, sits slightly crooked). Smaller with several pinprick dents along upper edge. Each with age-typical surface 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

George II, Elizabeth Aldridge, London, Aldridge, Economy of South Korea, Household silver, LG Corporation, Maker's Mark, Silver, Sterling silver, Troy weight

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