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George II Sterling Silver Pitcher

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

George II Sterling Silver Pitcher, London, 1744-45, Thomas Whipham, maker, with an engraved coat of arms centered by later chased motifs, ht. 7 in., approx. 39.0 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

Most likely converted from a tankard with visible solder to handle (where thumbpiece joint would be), spout probably added. Light surface wear.


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.

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London, Currency, Economy, Physical sciences, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Troy weight, United States dollar

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