10-09-2015 10-10-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2850B Boston
October 9, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Two Piece of George III Sterling Silver Hollowware

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


Two Piece of George III Sterling Silver Hollowware, a mug with a scrolled handle and faint monogram: Chester, 1799-1800, maker's mark "IL," lacking duty and leopard's head mark, ht. 4 5/8, and a two-handled Irish chalice with engraved decoration including monogram and armorial: Dublin, 1808-09, Richard Sawyer, maker, ht. 7 in., approx. 23.3 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

Mug with handle joinmts pushed into body slightly, each with re-solder to exterior, lower joint with two very minor areas of metal fatigue to interior, handle rattles slightly (loose element within), monogram quite worn and silver in area is slihgtly thinner (possible previous removal. Two-handled cup in good overall condition with only minor surface wear.

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