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Victorian Sterling Silver-gilt Christening Cup

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Victorian Sterling Silver-gilt Christening Cup, London, 1864-65, George Adams, maker, with an imitation grapevine handle topped with a reclining maiden and a central chased register of putti among grapevines centering a monogrammed medallion on a circular foot, engraved presentation to the underside: "To Richard N. Thomas born Mary 25, 1925/from his Godfather William A Willingham," ht. 5 1/4 in., approx. 10.4 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700


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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George Adams, William A Willingham, Richard N. Thomas, Medal, Willingham, London

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