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George III Sterling Silver Inkstand

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Inkstand, London, 1761-62, Edward Aldridge I & Edward Aldridge II, maker, with three later silver-plate mounted glass wells flanked by a pen rest, an unmarked silver drawer to underside, an engraved armorial, and gadrooned rim, on four paw feet, lg. 10 1/4 in., stand only approx. 20.8 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

Silver-plated glass rims and silver drawer unmarked. One glass well with flaked loss to corner. Otherwise in good overall condition with minor surface wear.


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

Edward Aldridge II, Edward Aldridge, London, Aldridge, Inkstand, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Writing implements

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