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George II Sterling Silver Coffeepot

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

George II Sterling Silver Coffeepot, London, 1748-49, Richard Gurney & Thomas Cook, maker, with engraved coat of arms and acanthus-capped spout, ht. 9 3/8 in., approx. 21.7 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Probable engraving removal to coat of arms- silver surface at the center of the coat of arms slightly weaker (still strong overall) also with some surface inconsistencies to interior. Otherwise in good overall condition with only light age-typical wear. Lid unmarked.


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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Richard Gurney, Acanthus, Cook, Gurney, Troy weight, London

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