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Pair of George III Sterling Silver Card Trays

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Pair of George III Sterling Silver Card Trays, London, 1767-68, Elizabeth Cooke, maker, each with a pie-crust rim and central engraved coat of arms on three spade feet, dia. 8 in., approx. 21.5 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

One tray lighter than the other (10.2 vs. 11.3 troy oz.). Lighter tray has thinner surface but no pitting or surface changes consistent with engraving removal, also with small break along rim (see image). Heavier tray with two small areas of solder to rim (see images). Each with surface wear abrasions.


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.

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London, Crust, Jewellery, Matter, Silver, Silversmithing, Spade, Sterling silver, Troy weight

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