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George III Sterling Silver Wine Ewer

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Wine Ewer, London, 1777-78, Robert Makepeace & Richard Carter, maker, urn-form with pendant swags centering a shield with engraved coat of arms, ht. 12 1/4 in., approx. 29.7 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

Footrim bent slight (unobtrusive, wobbles slightly). Otherwise in good overall condition.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Richard Carter, Robert Makepeace, Currency, Economy, Makepeace, Physical sciences, Silver, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Troy weight, United States dollar, London

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