04-05-201404-05-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2715BBoston
April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Four Toast Racks

$677$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715BLocation: BostonDate / Time: April 05, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Toast Racks, England, 19th/20th century, two sterling silver from London: one 1822-23, maker's mark redacted, with central foliate handle over seven reeded racks, and gadrooned base raised on four paw feet, lg. 6 3/4; the other 1907-08, Daniel & John Wellby, maker, austere with central handle above three racks, on four ball feet, lg. 3; and two silver-plated: one unmarked, with four expandable racks on pad feet, lg. to 11, the other with unidentified marks, lg. 2 3/4 in.; approx. 14.2 total troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $500-700

All with light usage wear. Redacted marks: repair and solder marks to central rod, on either side of support bar. Expandable: Significant, almost complete, loss to silver plate.


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Keywords

London, United Kingdom