07-19-2014 07-19-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2740B Boston
July 19, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Six Pieces of American Silver Hollowware

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


Six Pieces of American Silver Hollowware, 19th century, four coin silver: a small Gorham ewer with engraved decoration and monogram, ht. 6 1/2, monogrammed Federal-style creamer marked for "G. Forbes," ht. 5 3/8, Tift & Whiting repousse-decorated goblet with presentation inscription, ht. 5 1/2, and monogrammed Lincoln & Foss creamer repousse-decorated with strawberries, ht. 3 3/4; and two Wood & Hughes sterling silver salts, ht. 2 1/4 in.; approx. 32.0 total troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Two salts with loss to gold-wash and scattered specks of silver rot. Goblet with visible seam. Ewer with small dents to body and visible seam to handle. Forbes creamer with scattered small dents and wobbly on feet.

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