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July 18, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

George III Sterling Silver Argyle

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 19, 2015 10:00AM


George III Sterling Silver Argyle, London, 1787-88, Thomas Wallis II, maker, with a wicker-wrapped handle, a cover with a baluster finial, and two spouts: one hinged for the warming chamber, on a circular foot engraved "Coronation of George the Fifth June 22nd 1911," ht. 6 in., approx. 13.3 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

In good overall condition, wick fragile with numerous cracks and losses (possibly replaced at some point),minor dents along inner lip of rim. Small spot lacking tarnish along hinged spout (possibly a very minor repair),scattered small age-related wear to surface. Chamber does not appear to leak. Hinged lid to spout lacking hallmarks.

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London, Thomas Wallis II