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George III Sterling Silver Salver

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Salver, London, 1781-82, Thomas Whipham & Charles Wright, maker, with a raised and beaded edge and chased laurel swag to rim, dia. 14 in., approx. 36.5 troy oz.

Provenance: Parke Bernet, The Morgan Sale, October 1947, Lot 430.
Provenance: Property from the estate of Francis M. Bator.
Estimate $600-800

Scattered surface abrasions and a few minor pinprick dents. Inscription to backside filled in (silver surface still strong though traces of engraving and abrasions are visible).


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

Charles Wright, Francis M. Bator, Thomas Whipham, Bernet, Culture, Humanities, PROV, Salver, Terminology, London

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