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

Silver Pitcher

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


Silver Pitcher, Lewis Cary 1798-1834, Boston, baluster-form with reeded rim and base band, hollow angled handle, marked "L. CAREY" on an engrailed scroll with rosettes on base and "LC" touchmark to interior base, under the spout with engraved presentation "Presented by the Boston Soap Stone Company-to their Agent- Mr. Thomas Patten. -1826.-," the base with engraved names "Caroline M. Patten Shillaber/William Green Shillaber," (dents), ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 14 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700


Boston Soap Stone Company, Lewis Cary, Thomas Patten, L. CAREY, LC, William Green Shillaber