04-06-2013 04-06-2013
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April 6, 2013 10:00AMCalender

Myer Myers Rococo Coin Silver Milk Pot

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2645B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 06, 2013 10:00AM


Myer Myers Rococo Coin Silver Milk Pot, New York, c. 1760-70, the bulbous body with everted scalloped rim and generous pouring lip, with multi-scroll handle, on three spiraling shell-form supports and conforming feet, "Myers" triple-struck and engraved "S/ IF" on bottom, ht. 4 3/8 in., approx. 4.6 troy oz.

N.B. For examples of Myers's work with these cast feet, see Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York, by David L. Barquist, pp. 123-25.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Short tears to rim at either side of spout and handle. Pouring lip misshapen and with usage wear. Handle re-attached and with short added support section to rim. One foot with repair. Scattered small dents and surface abrasions to body. No monogram removal.

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Silversmith, David L. Barquist