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George III Sterling Silver Sugar Basket

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Sugar Basket, London, 1787-88, Henry Chawner, maker, with engraved floral swags centering an engraved armorial, ht. to handle 6 3/4 in., approx. 8.2 troy oz.

Provenance: Reportedly from the family of Lydia Pickering Lyman nee Williams (1763-1826) and formerly housed at The Vale.
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.

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Lydia Pickering Lyman nee Williams, Pickering, London

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