07-18-2015 07-19-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2835B Boston
July 18, 2015 10:00AMCalender
1121A

Three American Sterling Silver Dishes

$615$500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 19, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Three American Sterling Silver Dishes, late 19th/early 20th century, a Meriden Britannia reticulated, oblong dish with a central monogram, lg. 12 1/8; and two cake trays: one Sweetser Co., retailed by Chester Billings & Son, with a reticulated arabesque rim, central monogram, and bail handle, dia. 10 1/4, and the other Shreve & Co. with an engraved monogram and upright handle, dia. 10 1/2 in.; approx. 42.6 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

Meriden dish with scattered small dents along base. Sweetser dish with small dent and minor nicks to rim, foot rim pushed slightly into body (visible halo to center), minor wear/surface abrasions. Shreve with wear, surface imperfections (very unobtrusive), minor pinprick dents.


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Keywords

Sweetser Co., Shreve & Co., Chester Billings