01-12-2018 01-12-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3070B Boston
January 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Six George II/III Sterling Silver Skewers

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2018 10:00AM


Six George II/III Sterling Silver Skewers, each London, with engraved armorials, three poultry skewers with shell terminals, 1764-65, by Samuel Herbert & Co., lg. 5 3/4; and three meat skewers: one with engraved armorial, 1750-51, by Ebenezer Coker, another with shell joint, 1766-67, with worn maker's mark, the third 1768-69, by John Lampfert, lg. to 12 7/8 in., approx. 11.4 troy oz. total.
Estimate $200-400

Poultry lg. 5 5/8, meat lg. 11 1/2, 12 1/4, and 12 7/8 in. All with age-typical surface wear. Meat skewer with shell joint with area of pitting (probable engraving removal) to front, small loss to tip, and several deeper abrasions/nicks to surface.

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Samuel Herbert & Co., George II, John Lampfert, Ebenezer Coker, London