10-03-2008 10-04-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2426 Boston
October 3, 2008 4:00PMCalender
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Irish George II Silver Chocolate Pot

$8,295$7,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2426 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 03, 2008 4:00PM

Description:

Irish George II Silver Chocolate Pot, Dublin, c. 1759, lighthouse form, domed lid with volute thumbpiece, serpentine spout with hinged cover, fruitwood handle, monogrammed with a crest, ht. 8 5/8 in., approx. 22 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

marks rubbed. lid finial fixed into place. handle with repaired split, and loss to scroll at end. some surface wear from age. no evidence of engraving removal/redo.