Two George II or III Sterling Silver Wine Strainers, each with worn marks, London, mid-18th century, one by Elizabeth Aldridge, lg. 5 1/4, the other with indistinct maker's mark, lg. 6 1/2 in., approx. 5.2 troy oz. total.
Larger strainer with several abrasions to upper edge of interior, base with very shallow dent (unobtrusive, sits slightly crooked). Smaller with several pinprick dents along upper edge. Each with age-typical 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.