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Silver Christening Cup and Three Coin Silver Tablespoons

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Christening Cup and Three Coin Silver Tablespoons, early 19th century, the christening cup with slightly flared mouth, reeded base, and simple scroll handle engraved on the front with a ribbon over an oval frame and "First Church New Bedford," the bottom marked "J,R" in a sunken cartouche; and three coin silver spoons marked "N. ARNZEN" and "FALL RIVER," cup approx. 3.7 troy oz., ht. 3 1/2 in., total approx. 7.2 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500


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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Cooking weights and measures, Currency, Guilder, Matter, One cent coin, Precious metals, Silver, Spoon, Tablespoon, Troy ounce, Units of measurement, Units of volume

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