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Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2940BBoston
October 6, 2016 04:00 PMCalender
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George III Sterling Silver Flatware Service

$4,305$3,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 06, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Flatware Service, London, 1819-20, William Chawner II, maker, each with engraved armorial, twenty-four dinner forks, twelve each: teaspoons, luncheon/dessert forks, large tablespoons, dessert spoons, hollow dinner knives, and hollow dessert/luncheon knives, two each: sauce ladles and gravy spoons, a salad serving set, mustard spoon, and soup ladle, approx. 216.4 troy oz. weighable silver.

N.B. Sold to benefit the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

All with usage wear abrasions. Engraved armorial possibly re-engraved (some abrasions where existing engraving is). Some very minor dents to handles consistent with age/use. Otherwise in good overall condition.


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Keywords

William Chawner II, London