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George III Silver Coffeepot

Auction:
2645B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$2,520$2,100

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

Description:

George III Silver Coffeepot, London, 1765-66, maker's mark "JS," probably for John Swift, tall baluster-form body with a wood flying scroll handle, swirled acorn finial, and gadrooned edging to lid rim and foot-rim, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 39 troy oz.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Several small shallow dents to the lower body. Cover with only the standard mark. Gadrooned border to top with two small nicks. Foot with scattered abrasions. Finish irregularities throughout including a light halo extending symmetrically from lower handle joint to spout then back across the other side (does not match up with any existing seam). See refer to images.


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.

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London, John Swift, Ceramics, Pottery

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