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Georgian Sterling Silver Two-handled Loving Cup

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Georgian Sterling Silver Two-handled Loving Cup, bearing marks for London, 1736-37, maker's mark "IP" possibly for John Preist, with acanthus-capped handles and a reeded girdle, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 27.9 troy oz.
Estimate $600-800


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

John Preist, Acanthus, Household silver, Jewellery, Loving cup, Maker's Mark, Preist, Silver, Sterling silver, London

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