04-05-2014 04-05-2014
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2715B Boston
April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Five George II/III Sterling Silver Pap Boats

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


Five George II/III Sterling Silver Pap Boats, all London, one 1741-42, Francis Spilsbury I, maker, lg. 4 3/8, another 1742-43, Thomas Whipham & William Williams, maker, with a monogram to underside, lg. 4, the third 1752-52, maker's mark "CC" possibly for Charles Chesterman I, lg. 4 1/2, the forth 1762-63, maker's mark "I*A" possibly for John Alderhead, lg. 4 3/8, the fifth 1776-77, maker's mark rubbed, with a monogram to one side, lg. 4 3/4 in., approx. 8.7 troy oz. total.
Estimate $400-600

All with age-typical wear. Pap boat with rubbed maker's mark with scattered dents. Monogram later.

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George II, London, Francis Spilsbury, Thomas Whipham, Charles Chesterman, John Alderhead