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Two George III Sterling Silver Sauceboats

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Two George III Sterling Silver Sauceboats, London, one 1762-63, George Methuen, maker, with a gadrooned edge and acanthus-capped handles, on four C-scroll feet, with monogram to one side and armorial to the other, ht. 4 7/8; the second, 1763-64, John Muns, maker, with an engraved armorial and acanthus-capped flying scroll handle, on three splayed feet, ht. 3 3/8 in., approx. 19.8 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

Each in good overall condition with only minor age-consistent wear. John Muns boat with abrasion to front foot, sits square.


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

London, Acanthus, Sauce boat

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