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Two Pairs of Pewter Candlesticks and a Porringer

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$570$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pairs of Pewter Candlesticks and a Porringer, a pair of mid-18th century Continental rococo candlesticks with asymmetrical ribs, the base with oval maker's mark of an angel holding a crown and a branch and the initials "IM" and "S"; a pair of baluster-stem candlesticks by Roswell Gleason, Dorchester, Massachusetts, (ac. 1822-1871), marked "GLEASON" on the base; and a crown-handled porringer, by Thomas D. and Sherman Boardman, Hartford, Connecticut, (ac. 1810-1820), marked "T.D. & S.B." on the handle, (dents), ht. 9 5/8, 7, 1 7/8, respectively, bowl dia. 7 3/8 in., including handle.
Estimate $400-600

Wear, some subtle and dimpled dents around Gleason stick's bases,a nd porringer.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Dorchester, IM, Massachusetts, Sherman Boardman, Connecticut, Candlestick, Pewter, Porringer

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