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George III Sterling Silver Hot Water Urn on Stand

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Hot Water Urn on Stand, London, 1797-98, John Emes, maker, with wicker-wrapped handle, gadrooned lower body, engraved armorial, and reeded spout, on a stand with burner and four reeded legs terminating in claw-and-ball feet, ht. to handle 15 1/2 in., approx. 74.2 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Wicker to handle with losses. Buner and kettle body with scattered shallow dents. Mother of pearl spigot possibly a replacement. Silver surface around armorial slightly weaker (possibly previously removal). Stand is in good condition.


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, Claw, John Emes

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