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French Silver Platter

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
74
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

French Silver Platter, last quarter 18th century, worn marks possibly for Orleans, maker's mark a crowned "_T" probably for Etienne Tremblay, oval, with engraved monogram and inscription, lg. 14 3/4 in., approx. 48.8 troy oz.

N.B. Reportedly from the summer estate owned by Benjamin and Judith Bussey in Jamaica Plain, now part of the Arnold Arboretum.
Estimate $700-900

Extensive abrasions (some abrasions deep) and wear 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

Etienne Tremblay, Benjamin Bussey, Judith Bussey, Arboretum, Arnold Arboretum, Bussey, Emerald Necklace, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, Neighborhoods in Boston, Streetcar suburbs

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