03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Silver Cream Jug

$1,185$1,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Silver Cream Jug, Bartholomew LeRoux II (1717-1763), New York, c. 1750, bulbous body below flaring scalloped rim, double scroll handle, three cabriole legs with pad feet with shell joinings, maker's mark "B LR" with the last name initials conjoined, in an oval on the bottom, (imperfections), ht. 4 in., approx. 4 troy oz.

Provenance: Purchased from Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc., Boston, in October of 1956.

Note: This cream jug was exhibited at Neiman Marcus American Fortnight, Dallas, in 1961.

Estimate $1,000-1,200

Several repairs including on rim upper and lower handle attachement areas, interior of one shell leg joinery area.

Keywords

Benjamin Brenton, Rhode Island, Bartholomew LeRoux II, Gebelein Silversmiths Inc., Neiman Marcus, Dallas