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GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO

GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO

Item Description:

GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO, comprising an inkwell stand/standish with beaded and reticulated gallery rim, removable base plate, and four claw-and-ball feet, and a toast rack having a center ring handle and four curved feet. Inkwell stand with "B D" maker's mark possibly for Burrage Davenport and three hallmarks of a lion passant for sterling fineness, a crowned leopard's head city mark for London, and a "T" date mark for 1774, toast rack with "J E" maker's mark for John Emes and four hallmarks of a lion passant, a crowned leopard's head, an "L" date mark for 1806, and a King George III duty mark. Total weight: 14.205 ozt.

Condition:

Good to very good overall condition with wear and surface scratches, scattered denting and bending; inkwell stand with two buffed-out monograms to base plate; toast rack with repairs.

Provenance:

From the estate of Commander Buryl and Nelwyn Kay, McLean, VA.

Dimensions:

1 7/8" and 5 1/2" HOA.

AUCTION
$ 100.00 ( Low est. )
Lot 1509 in 37th Semi-Annual Americana & Fine Antiques Auction - Day Two
AUCTION DATE: Nov 16, 2019 at 9:30am EST

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