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George II Sterling Silver Kettle-on-Stand

Auction:
3088T
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

George II Sterling Silver Kettle-on-Stand, London, 1734-35, James Manners, maker, with a wicker-wrapped handle and large engraved armorial, ht. 12 1/4 in., approx. 63.0 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Scattered pinprick dents and abrasions, particularly to lower body. Wicker wrap is newer replacement. Lid to burner unmarked, but engraved consistently and has good wear, interior rim bent and small break (sits well). Engraved area with thick silver surface, no evidence of erasure.


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.

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London, Atomic physics, Currency, Matter, Sterling, Sterling silver, Troy weight, Wicker

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