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2920M Marlborough
July 15, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

George II Sterling Silver Argyle

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 15, 2016 10:00AM


George II Sterling Silver Argyle, London, 1727-28, Matthew Lofthouse, maker, cylindrical body with a slender spout and removable lid, silver joint to side handle with hinged lid for warming chamber, ht. 4 5/8 in., approx. 13.9 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

In good overall condition throughout, with light surface wear nicks and abrasions. Finial with minor nicked loss, both finial and handle over-painted (probably later). Lid bearing lion passant mark.

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