10-06-2012 10-06-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2615B Boston
October 6, 2012 10:00AMCalender

Two Assembled English Silver Tureens

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2615B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 06, 2012 10:00AM


Two Assembled English Silver Tureens, London, 1786, maker's mark "IB," circular form with lid, handles molded as abutting acanthus leaves extending from lion heads and paws, all on a ovoid flowerhead platform framed by gadrooned register with heraldic shield to both sides; tureen dish with gadrooned rim interspersed by shell motifs, total ht. 7 1/2, dia. 11 in., total 122.2 troy oz.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Some slight surface wear consistent with usage. Several very small indentations to underside of one dish. Lids with rough solder marks to interior around the lowest register, also with some pitting to interiors.