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January 10, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Three Pieces of Silver Hollowware

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2776BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 10, 2015 10:00AM


Three Pieces of Silver Hollowware, 19th century, two English sterling silver: a trophy cup, Exeter, 1877-78, Josiah Williams & Co., maker, the bowl engraved with flower sprays framing two reserves, one inscribed "Bury Agricultural Show/23rd August 1877/Presented by/J.C. Richardson Esq./of Whitefield/for the Best Turn Out with/Two Wheeled Conveyance/Horse and Harness," ht. 7 1/4; rectangular hinged box, London, 1824-25, maker's mark "WE," lg. 3 1/8; and a flask with detachable cup, with engraved presentation inscription and unidentified marks, ht. 4 7/8 in.; approx. 15.9 total troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Bowl slightly out of round. Stem off kilter because of dent to foot. Foot out of round and wobbles slightly. Age-typical wear.

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Exeter, Josiah Williams & Co., J.C. Richardson, London