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Twelve-piece Egyptian Revival Silver-plate and Cut Glass Surtout de Table Service

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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

Description:

Twelve-piece Egyptian Revival Silver-plate and Cut Glass Surtout de Table Service, in the Victorian manner, plateau lacking hallmarks, remaining pieces marked for Roberts & Belk of Sheffield, comprised of a three-arm epergne ht. 20 1/2, a pair three-light candelabra ht. 19, pair of compotes ht. 10 1/4, and pair of vases ht. 19 3/8, each tri-form base with three recumbent camels on scrolled paw feet, glass elements unmarked, all on a five-piece rectangular mirror plateau with rounded ends and shell, scroll, and floral borders on paw feet, total approx. lg. 97 in.
Estimate $18,000-22,000

Mirror and glass elements in good condition with only minor abrasions, nicks. Some polish residue to elements, including possible polish residue between joint elements of candelabra (see images). A few very minor, unobtrusive areas of wear to plating and few minor bent elements to drip cups and candelabra arms.


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

Belk, Candelabra, Epergne, Tableware

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