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George III Sterling Silver Goblet

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
47
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 Goblet, Newcastle, with indistinct marks, early 19th century, maker's mark "_R/_W," ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 8.1 troy oz.

Provenance: Reportedly from the family of Lydia Pickering Lyman nee Williams (1763-1826) and formerly housed at the Vale.
Estimate $200-400

Engraving removal to one side (silver surface still strong, faint outside of letters/surface inconsistencies remain- fairly unobtrusive overall). Footrim bent slightly out of round-still sits well. Some small spots of silver rot to surface.


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

Lydia Pickering Lyman nee Williams, Maker's Mark, Ontario, Pickering, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Troy weight, Units of mass, Newcastle

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