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British Gorget

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

British Gorget, c. late 18th/early 19th century, brass gorget with the royal coat of arms, with light remains of silver-plate, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 3 1/2 in.

Provenance: The collection of Anthony D. Darling.
Estimate $200-400

In good condition with a few very small dings in the brass.


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

Anthony D. Darling, Gorget, Neckwear, Personal armour, Plate armour