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Georgian Sterling Silver Coffeepot

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Sterling Silver Coffeepot, bearing marks for London, 1737-38, Francis Spilsbury I, maker, tall, tapered form with floral sprays and swirled gadrooning to the body, with a flared foot and wood handle, ht. 10 in., approx. 26.9 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Over polished/no patina. Finial may be replaced. Armorial very worn/rubbed. No monogram removal. Handle may have been removed/replaced. Shallow dents and metal fatigue to foot rim. Foot rim slightly flattened. Scattered nicks and surface abrasions. Marks not crisp.


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.

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London, Francis Spilsbury

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