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Two Georgian Pewter Covered Tureens and Two Warming Basins

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
517
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Two Georgian Pewter Covered Tureens and Two Warming Basins, England, 18th to early 19th century, lidded ovoid tureen with claw-and-ball foot, stamped on underside "COMPTON/LONDON," ht. 9 3/4, wd. 16; a lidded round with turned knop, unmarked, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 11; two warming trays, with stamps on underside "JOSEPH SPACKMAN," "MADE IN LONDON," and "CORNHILL/LONDON," dia. 10 1/2 in.

Provenance: Proceeds from the sale of the collections will be used by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, exclusively for the acquisition of art and antiques to be exhibited in its art museums and historic buildings.

N.B. A similar tureen to the one stamped "COMPTON/LONDON" appears in Howard Herschel Cotterell's Old Pewter: It's Marks and Makers, page 143, figure f.
Estimate $500-700


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

Howard Herschel Cotterell, Pewter, Tableware, Tureen, Warming, Williamsburg, Virginia, LONDON, United Kingdom

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