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George I Britannia Standard Silver Chocolate Pot

Auction:
3088T
Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3088T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

George I Britannia Standard Silver Chocolate Pot, London, 1717-18, indistinct maker's mark possibly "_D(L)," with a hinged finial and wood handle, ht. 9 1/2 in., approx. 23.1 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Finial unmarked, lid bearing only worn Britannia mark. Light surface abrasions, finial with shallow dent (where it hits thumb-piece when opening), spout worn with possibly professional restoration to mouth. Otherwise in good condition with no evidence of engraving removal.


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

George I Britannia, Arts, Beam Suntory, Bourbon whiskey, Britannia, Household silver, Kentucky, Kentucky cuisine, Maker's Mark, Matter, Precious metals, Silver, Troy weight, London

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