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Three Pieces of French Silver Tableware

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
23
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Three Pieces of French Silver Tableware, a basin bearing the guarantee mark for Paris, 1819-38, dia. 8, a .950 silver beaker with a gadrooned and monogrammed foot, 1798-1809, maker's mark rubbed, possibly "NJ," ht. 4 1/8, and dish with a egg-and-dart cast rim, the scalloped edge also engraved with foliate branches, 1855-82, Alexandre-Auguste Turquet, maker, dia. 10 in.; together with a small group of French silver flatware: ten knives with mother-of-pearl handles (six with .800 silver blades marked for Paris 1803-08, maker's mark "JT[P]"), four spoons with shovel-form bowls and engraved armorial to terminal bearing various 18th/19th century hallmarks, and a small salt spoon with an engraved crown armorial bearing only a guarantee mark, approx. 42.2 troy oz. total weighable silver.
Estimate $500-700


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

Paris, Hallmark, Household silver, Maker's Mark, Silver, Spoon, Tableware

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