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Six George III Sterling Silver Fish Slices

Auction:
3157T
Lot:
2509
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 3157T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 17, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Six George III Sterling Silver Fish Slices, late 18th/early 19th century, various makers and engraved monograms or armorials, two by William Eley and William Fearn: one solid and the other with a hollow handle; two with rubbed maker's marks, the fifth with mother-of-pearl handle by John Emes, and one with fish motif with maker's mark "WK," approx. 8.6 troy oz. total weighable silver.
Estimate $400-600


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

William Eley, William Fearn, Atomic physics, Eley, Emes, Household silver, John Emes, Maker's Mark, Matter, Silver, Sterling silver, Troy weight, Visual arts

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