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January 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Four English Sterling Silver Casters and Four Salts

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2698BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 11, 2014 10:00AM


Four English Sterling Silver Casters and Four Salts, salts: bearing rubbed marks for London 1825-26, maker's mark "W_," each with a cobalt glass liner in a gadrooned rectangular dish raised on a rectangular foot, with a presentation inscription "Sophia Augusta Brown London 1882," lg. 3 3/4; casters: London, 1907-11, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., each urn-form with an engraved armorial to shoulder, ht. 5 in., approx. 28.1 troy oz. total.

Provenance: The salts by family decent from either Sophia Augusta Browne Brown (1825-1909),who married John Carter Brown II (1797-1874),or their daughter Sophia Augusta Brown (1867-1947),to the present owner.
Estimate $400-600

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London, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., Sophia Augusta Brown, John Carter Brown II