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Two George III Sterling Silver Toast Racks

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Two George III Sterling Silver Toast Racks, one with a looped upright with engraved medallion on four paw feet, London, 1816-17, Rebecca Emes & Edward Bernard, maker, ht. 5 3/8; the other with a single looped upright on ball feet with engraved monogram to underside, Birmingham, 1810-11, rubbed maker's mark possibly "MB," ht. 5 5/8 in., approx. 17.1 troy oz. total.
Estimate $200-400

Each with a few elements re-soldered to joints, otherwise in good overall 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.

Keywords

London, Emes, Maker's Mark, Paw feet, Rebecca Emes, Toast rack

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