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Assembled Three-piece Scottish Sterling Silver Tea Service

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Assembled Three-piece Scottish Sterling Silver Tea Service, Edinburgh, teapot 1825-26, Alexander Edmonstoun III, maker, covered sugar and creamer, 1833-34, maker's mark overstruck by R.& R. Keay, each with an acanthus-capped handle and chased floral spray centering a rocaille cartouche, teapot with presentation inscription to Rev. William Mather dated 1854, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 49.8 troy oz. total.
Estimate $700-900

Teapot with insulators removed and replaced by silver bands, professional restoration to dent on the side of the body (very unobtrusive). Otherwise with just light surface wear.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Alexander Edmonstoun III, William Mather, Arts, Culture, Decorative arts, Household silver, Keay, Mather, Rocaille, Tea set, Visual arts

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