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Two Pieces of Victorian Sterling Silver Tableware

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Two Pieces of Victorian Sterling Silver Tableware, a coffeepot, London, 1863-64, Daniel & Charles Houle, maker, with vasiform body with an acanthus-capped handle, engraved cartouches to body, and flower finial, on four scrolled bracket feet, ht. 10 1/2, and a reticulated basket, Birmingham, 1899-1900, William Devenport, maker, with bail handle and rocaille scrollwork throughout, lg. 11 7/8 in., approx. 43.2 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

Coffeepot handle separate but included (lacking heat stops), flower to finial loose by present, scattered dents, patch on one cartouche, small repair to spout, foot rocks. Basket in good overall condition with only light 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

London, Acanthus, Bail, Cartouche, Decorative arts, Engraving, Houle, Ornaments, Scrollwork

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