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George II Sterling Silver Two-handled Cup and Cover

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

George II Sterling Silver Two-handled Cup and Cover, London 1749-50, William Cripps, maker, with a later floral chasing throughout and central engraved coat of arms, ht. 11 3/4 in., approx. 63.6 troy oz., together with a later wood stand.
Estimate $2,500-5,000

Later chasing throughout, with some light surface wear/loss to detail in some raised areas. Finial bent slightly. Foot rim with small, shallow dent (still stands well). Interior rim of lid with a few minor dents, still sits well on the cup.


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, Cripps, Currency, Engraving, Learning, Troy weight, United States dollar, Visual arts

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