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George III Sterling Silver Wine Cooler

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
8
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Wine Cooler, bearing marks for London, 1811-12, Paul Storr, urn-form with scrolled snake handles, palmette waist band, and lower gadrooned body, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 90.6 troy oz.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of prominent New York lawyer.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Wear to interior consistent with originally having a liner. Various surface inconsistencies: professional restoration work thoughout (please refer to additional images).


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

Paul Storr, Household silver, Palmette, Silver, Storr, London

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