07-14-2018 07-14-2018
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3115B Boston
July 14, 2018 10:00AMCalender

George III Sterling Silver Goblet

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2018 10:00AM


George III Sterling Silver Goblet, Newcastle, with indistinct marks, early 19th century, maker's mark "_R/_W," ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 8.1 troy oz.

Provenance: Reportedly from the family of Lydia Pickering Lyman nee Williams (1763-1826) and formerly housed at the Vale.
Estimate $200-400

Engraving removal to one side (silver surface still strong, faint outside of letters/surface inconsistencies remain- fairly unobtrusive overall). Footrim bent slightly out of round-still sits well. Some small spots of silver rot to surface.

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Lydia Pickering Lyman nee Williams, Newcastle