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George III Sterling Silver Fruit Basket

Auction:
2776B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Fruit Basket, London, 1801-02, William Allen III, maker, the ovoid dish repousse-decorated with various fruit amongst a floral vine, with a bail handle, engraved armorial to center, and monogram to ovoid foot, lg. 14 in., approx. 24.6 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

Minor surface abrasions, pinprick dents to interior. Joint of foot with some darker solder marks.


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, William Allen III

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