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3031B Boston
October 13, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

George III Sterling Silver Tea Canister

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 13, 2017 10:00AM


George III Sterling Silver Tea Canister, London, 1777-78, lacking maker's mark, with neoclassical engraved registers throughout and central engraved coat of arms, ht. 3 3/4 in., approx. 11.6 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Several small dents to underside of the foot (wobbles slightly). Two small dents to body. Lid needs to positioned into locking mechanism to close (when closed sits flush but there is a slight gap on either side of hinge). Keys do not seem to move lock mechanism.

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