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George II Irish Silver Card Tray

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

George II Irish Silver Card Tray, Dublin, 1745-46, indistinct maker's mark, lacking Hibernia, with a shell and scroll rim and engraved floral motif to interior, dia. 7 1/2 in., approx. 9.5 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Center surface medallion strengthened (applied silver to reverse probably from older engraving removal). Two feet repaired or reworked at joint. Otherwise light surface wear.


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

Atomic physics, Hibernia, Maker's Mark, Matter, Scroll, Silver, Visual arts

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