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George III Sterling Silver Salver

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Salver, London, 1795-96, Timothy Renou, maker, with a shell and scroll rim, the surface engraved with trailing roses along the edge and the royal coat of arms to the center, on four scrolled feet, dia. 21 1/2 in., approx. 112.8 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Depth of engraving along rim much deeper than central coat of arms. The central engraving with wear to surface, silver seems slightly thinner in the center (see images of surface). Areas to the rim professionally restored with solder lines visible to underside (one faint area to front). Otherwise minor nicks and surface abrasions.


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.

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London, Household silver, Jewellery, Salver, Silver, Sterling silver, United States dollar

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