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Two Silver Club of the Brudershaft Presentation Tankards

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Silver Club of the Brudershaft Presentation Tankards, designed by Richard Greenough, made by Lincoln & Foss, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1849, straight sided with hinged lids and cornucopia finials, angular handles, and molded and gadrooned base, one engraved on the front "To/A.T.W./May 7th 1849/Foruna tua sic semper secunda.," the other engraved "To/J.A.C./June 4th 1850/Lasso maris portus jam patet securus.," both with Lincoln & Foss marks on the bottom, with a 19th century photograph of the members of the club and biographies of each, ht. 7 3/8 in., approx. 45.7 troy oz. total.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Richard Greenough, Foss, Greenough, Secunda, Securus, Tankard, Lincoln

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