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Seven American Sterling Silver Mugs

Auction:
2776B
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2776B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Seven American Sterling Silver Mugs, all with presentation inscriptions or monograms, two Whiting, each with floral sprays of bright-cut engraving, ht. to 3; two with a lower leaftip registers, one Bigelow & Kennard, ht. 3, the other Howard & Co., ht. 3 1/2; the fifth Frank Smith with swirled gadroons, ht. 4; and two lacking maker's marks: one with a bright-cut cartouche, ht. 3 1/2, the other with an engraved floral spray and a small landscape, ht. 3 1/8 in.; approx. 33.0 troy oz. total.
Estimate $500-700

Two Whiting, each with scattered pinprick dents. Bigelow & Kennard in good overall condition with only minor age-related wear. Howard & Co.also in good condition. Frank Smith in good condition. One with a bright-cut cartouche in good condition. The last with engraved floral spray and a small landscape with scattered dents throughout.


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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Howard & Co., Frank Smith

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