Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Two George III Sterling Silver Sauce Tureens

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
10
Unsold
 

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two George III Sterling Silver Sauce Tureens, London, 1790-91, John Robins, maker, each urn form with dragon-form handles, figural register with recumbent soldiers, and lower gadrooned body, on an oval foot with pendant garlands, ht. 5 in., approx. 27.2 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Each with surface wear, abrasions, and minor nicks throughout, loss of detail to upper frieze. Joints (particularly upper) to all handles with areas of soldering (see images, handles possibly later).


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, Tableware, Tureen, Urn

Departments

Specialists