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Pair of Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Owl-form Shakers

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
39
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Pair of Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Owl-form Shakers, London, 1975-76, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., maker, one shaker with maker's mark overstruck by another,
each with glass eyes and removable head, ht. 2 7/8 in., approx. 6.7 troy oz. (includes glass eyes).
Estimate $250-350

In good overall condition with only very minor wear to surface (still quite crisp).


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, Communalism, Decorative arts, Household silver, Maker's Mark, Salt and pepper shakers, Shakers, Silver, Sterling silver

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