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Two Georgian Sterling Silver Brandy Warmers

Auction:
2715B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 05, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Georgian Sterling Silver Brandy Warmers, one London, probably 1732-33, rubbed maker's mark "TT," probably for Thomas Tearle, with flared rim, spout, bulbous body, and turned wood handle, body ht. 2; the other Chester, 1799-1800, William Twemlow or William Tarlton, maker, the tapered cylindrical body with molded rim and foot, engraved with an armorial, and with turned wood handle, body ht. 2 1/4 in.; approx. 8.0 total troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

London: metal fatigue and repairs to rim and join of body to handle. Spout slightly indented. Scattered light dents and pin pricks. Black specks of silver rot. Surface abrasions and usage wear. Wood handle replaced and loose. Base stipple engraved "EO."
Chester: Repairs to footrim. Shallow dents, surface abrasions, and usage wear. Scattered black specks of silver rot.


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.

Keywords

Chester, London, Thomas Tearle, William Twemlow, metal fatigue

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