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Early Irish Sterling Silver Dish

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2850B
Lot:
1
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 09, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Early Irish Sterling Silver Dish, Dublin, rubbed city and date mark, bearing the conjoined "TB" mark for Thomas Bolton (1658-1736), circular with a shallowly lobed rim, dia. 5 1/8 in., approx. 2.8 troy oz.

Provenance: Purportedly purchased from James Weldon, Dublin, in 2002.

N.B. The shape of the cartouche in this mark is consistent with early Bolton hallmarks recorded on other pieces dated c. 1700.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Wear to surface throughout, scattered pitting, abrasions, and pin-prick dents.


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.

Keywords

James Weldon, Thomas Bolton, Hallmark, Jewellery, Silver, Sterling silver

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