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Three Pieces of George III/IV Sterling Silver Tableware

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
11A
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Three Pieces of George III/IV Sterling Silver Tableware, London, two shell-form dishes, 1797-98, Richard Crossley & George Smith IV, maker, lg. 8 1/2, and a egg stand with four egg cups, 1827-28, Richard Sibley I, maker, ht. 7 1/2 in., approx. 38.4 troy oz. total.
Estimate $300-500

Egg stand with two central joints to handle probably resoldered, egg cups with surface inconsistencies (stored in saran wrap). Shells in good condition with only very minor shallow dents (very unobtrusive) and scattered spots of silver rot.


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

George III, George Smith IV, Richard Crossley, Richard Sibley, Crossley, Egg cup, Household silver, Porcelain, Pottery, Precious metals, Silver, Sterling silver, Tableware, Teaware, London

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