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Two George III Sterling Silver Serving Pieces

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Two George III Sterling Silver Serving Pieces, London, each with engraved armorial, an "Onslow" pattern toasting fork, 1762-63, by James Tookey, lg. 12 3/8, and a pair of serving tongs lacking date mark by George Smith III, lg. 10 5/8 in., approx. 7.6 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-400

Tongs lacking one screw (see image). Otherwise each in good overall condition with light 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 Smith III, James Tookey, Fork, Home, Onslow, Roll of arms, Sterling silver, Tableware, Tongs, Troy weight, Visual arts, London

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