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George III Silver Covered Tureen

Auction:
2313
Lot:
539
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2313
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

George III Silver Covered Tureen, London, 1765, William Cripps, maker, squat ovoid, with gadrooned rims, domed lid with bypass dolphin-form finial, body with pendant dolphin handles, raised on rocaille feet, engraved with an earl's mottoed coat of arms to body, and with heraldic crest to lid, lg. 15 in., approx. 98 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

London, bypass, Crest, Kitchenware, Tureen

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