08-14-2010 08-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 14, 2010 3:00PMCalender
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Silver Creamer and Covered Sugar Bowl

$3,081$2,600
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Silver Creamer and Covered Sugar Bowl, Nathaniel Vernon, Charleston, South Carolina, early 19th century, rectangular boat-shaped bodies with tapered strap handles decorated with bands of five-point stars, the shoulders with sand textured surface with engraved leaf tips, supported on ball feet, marked "N. VERNON" in a serrated rectangle, (dents on lower body), ht. 5, 6 1/4 in., approx. 22 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Both creamer and sugar bowl have dents on the lower body, largest on sugar bowl is about 1 in. dia., largest on creamer side is about 3/4 in. dia., others smaller and more subtle except pinhead size indentation on creamer side near rim.

Keywords

Nathaniel Vernon, South Carolina, Charleston