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Five Georgian Sterling Silver Meat Skewers

Auction:
3088T
Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Five Georgian Sterling Silver Meat Skewers, late 18th/early 19th century, various makers and engraved monograms or armorials, three Chester, lg. to 13 7/8, one lacking date and town mark, possibly Exeter, lg. 10 1/2, and the fifth Irish, lg. 11 3/4 in., approx. 12.0 troy oz. total.
Estimate $200-400

Each with surface wear abrasions, worn tips of skewers. One with tapered hole to terminal bent slightly in center. Another with wide hole to terminal with wear to engraving and some deeper abrasions.


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

Chester, Chaebol, Economy of South Korea, Exeter, Georgian scripts, LG Corporation, Local government in England, South West England, Troy weight

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