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Four Pieces of George II/III Sterling Silver Hollowware

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2698B
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1
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2698B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Pieces of George II/III Sterling Silver Hollowware, a taperstick, London, 1739-40, maker's mark possibly for John Fossey, bobeche lacking or with rubbed marks, ht. 4 3/4; an Irish wine funnel and stand each with an engraved armorial, Dublin, 1785-86, William Bond, maker, total ht. 4; a goblet with a gold-washed interior and monogram to front, London, 1792-93, Charles Chesterman II, maker, ht. 6 1/4; and an urn-form creamer, London 1795-96, Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan, maker, ht. 5 3/4 in., approx. 17.1 troy oz. total.
Estimate $500-700

Taperstick with usage wear; wine funnel with minor dents; goblet with a minor dent to foot rim, interior possibly regilded; and creamer with repair to handle, minor dents to foot, engraving removed from cartouche.


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Keywords

London, George II, John Fossey, Charles Chesterman II, Samuel Godbehere

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