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George III Sterling Silver Chamberstick and Snuffer

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Chamberstick and Snuffer, London, chamberstick, 1792-93 by John Scofield, with armorial and later snuffer, ht. to sconce 3 1/2; and snuffer, 1782-83 by Hester Bateman, lg. 6 in., approx. 11.2 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

Chamberstick with abrasions, repair to thumbpiece joint, spots of silver rot, and minor dents to rim. Snuffer with multiple small dents around rim, minor dent to upper body.


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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John Scofield, Hester Bateman, London, Bateman, Candle snuffer, Hester, Snuffer, Troy weight

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