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<ul><li><p>SKINNEREuropean Furniture &amp; Decorative Artsfeaturing Fine SilverSale 2475 October 3, 2009</p><p>Boston</p></li><li><p>AUCTION 2475</p><p>PREVIEW</p><p>European Furniture &amp; Decorative Artsfeaturing Fine Silver</p><p>SPECIALISTS IN CHARGE</p><p>Sara WishartDecorative Arts,Silver508.970.3282</p><p>Stuart SlavidDepartment Director,Ceramics508.970.3278</p><p>Stuart WhitehurstFurniture508.970.3293</p><p>European Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts Department - 508.970.3203</p><p>General Inquiries:</p><p>Thursday, October 1, 2009 12 to 5 p.m.</p><p>Friday, October 2, 2009 12 to 8 p.m.</p><p>Tel: 617.874.4318Fax: 617.350.5429</p><p>Online:</p><p>COVER: 158; FRONTISPIECE: 139; BACK COVER: 522, 616</p><p>ABSENTEE BIDDING</p><p>Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 10 a.m.</p><p>63 Park Plaza</p><p>Boston, Massachusetts</p></li><li><p>Preview Online</p><p>Skinner makes previewing online anytime from yourhome or office easy and convenient. View all lots in theauction in order, many with multiple views. You canalso flip through the pages of our interactive virtualcatalog or download the catalog PDF to your desktop.</p><p>Lot Alert</p><p>Let Skinners Lot Alert do your searching for you! LotAlert continuously searches Skinners upcomingauctions for items that interest you, and automaticallyemails you when an item matches your interest profile.Visit and click on the Buy/Sell tabto find out more about Lot Alert.</p><p>Absentee Bidding/Tracking Lots</p><p>Skinners website accepts absentee bids up to onehour before an auction begins. Once youve placedyour bids, use Track Lots to track those items andsee their selling prices. You can also use Track Lotsto track the selling price of items youre simply curiousabout, whether youve bid on them or not.</p><p>Bid Live Online with Skinner-Live!</p><p>Theres nothing like bidding live at an auctionand nowSkinner brings that live auction experience to ourwebsite with Skinner-Live! Visit www.skinnerinc.comand click on the Buy/Sell tab to learn more aboutbidding live online with Skinner-Live!</p><p>Register Preview and Bid Live Onlineat</p></li><li><p>TABLE OF CONTENTS</p><p>1 Auction &amp; Specialist Information</p><p>2 Web Site &amp; Online Bidding</p><p>5 Lots 1-757</p><p>90 Conditions of Sale</p><p>91 Absentee Bid Form</p><p>92 Company Directors &amp; Specialty Departments</p><p>93 Administrative Staff &amp; Client Services</p><p>94 Map &amp; Driving Directions</p><p>95 Catalogue Subscription Form</p><p>Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 90 of this catalogue for the fullterms and conditions governing your purchase.</p><p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2009All rights reserved</p></li><li><p>Provenance</p><p>Property of Phila Kriger</p><p>Lots 350, 354, 446, 451, 455, 545, 553, 587, 595, 604, 643, 706, 730</p></li><li><p>British Silver and Plate</p><p>1.Six Early English Small Silver Spoons, London, a Charles Itrefid example, 1642, monogrammed, lg. 4, and five earlyGeorgian: a gold-washed and engraved trefid pair, WilliamMatthews, maker, lg. 4 1/4, a dognose pair, maker possibly JohnPero, engraved with crest, lg. 4, and a trefid with rubbed marks,lg. 3 7/8 in., approx. 2 troy oz. total.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>2.George I Silver Coffeepot, London, 1714, Edward Yorke,maker, lighthouse form, with fruitwood handle set at right angle tothe paneled serpentine spout, ovoid finial, engraved with a rocaillecrest with two small supporting devices, ht. 10 1/4 in., approx.23 troy oz.</p><p>$1,000-1,500</p><p>3.George II Silver Milk Jug, London, 1734, maker probablyRichard Bayley, ovoid, with short spout and serpentine scrollhandle, on domed foot, ht. 5 1/2 in., approx. 12 troy oz.</p><p>$800-1,200</p><p>4.George II Silver Salver, London, 1742, Henry Morris, maker,round, with molded ogee and shell rim, on hoof feet, dia. 13 3/4in., approx. 34 troy oz.</p><p>$500-700</p><p>5.Pair of Irish George II Silver Two-Handled Cups, Dublin, 1748,Matthew West, maker, ovoid, each with cast acanthus-toppedscroll handles, body with applied ribbed girdle, on spreadingtrumpet foot, engraved with crest mottoed Halleluiah, and withfloral wreath, ht. 5 1/4 in., approx. 28 troy oz.</p><p>$700-900</p><p>6.Early George III Silver Teapot, London, 1760, ThomasWhipham and Charles Wright, makers, squat inverted pearshaped, with slightly domed lid, fluted and reeded pear finial,scrolled wood handle, engraved at girdle with flowering vine, onspreading foot, monogrammed, ht. 6 in., approx. 16 troy oz.</p><p>$250-350</p><p>7.George III Silver Hot Water Urn, London, 1762, Louis Herneand Fras. Butty, makers, inverted pear-shaped body withcrabstock handles and tap with bifurcate ivory knob, peakedpierced lid with ovoid flowers and gadrooning, on three acanthusscroll legs ending in shell feet, the legs joined by floral garlands,engraved with a coat of arms to lid and one side of body, withpossible later chasing and embossing of ribbon-tied floral swags,ht. 20 in., approx. 84 troy oz.</p><p>$3,000-5,000</p><p>7</p><p>5 48</p></li><li><p>8.Pair of George III Silver Casters, London, 1770, makers markIM ID, baluster form, with baluster finials on the pierced lids,spreading foot with reeded band, monogrammed, ht. 6 1/4 in.,approx. 10 troy oz.</p><p>$300-400</p><p>9.Two Pairs of George III Silver Open Salts, London, one pair1771, makers mark SA, with beaded rim, dia. 2 1/4, the other1776, Nathaniel Appleton and Ann Smith, makers, with rocaillerim and shell-topped feet, dia. 2 3/8, sold with a set of fourmustard spoons, London, 1815, lg. 4 in., approx. 9 troy oz. total.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>10.Two English Silver and Cobalt Glass-lined Table Articles,London, a George III sugar basket, 1773, John Lautier, maker,ovoid, on domed trumpet foot, pierced with reeds and orbscovered with a drapery swag, guilloche swing handle, ht. of bodywithout handle 4, and a Victorian boat-shaped bowl, 1884,makers mark JA TS, pierced with borders of leaftip, and withcentral navettes and sunbursts, lg. 6 7/8 in., approx. 8 troy</p><p>$400-500</p><p>11.George III Silver Fish Serving Tongs, London, 1776, makersmark rubbed, possibly Eley and Fearn, threaded handle, piercedupper and lower blades, lg. 11 1/2 in., approx. 6 troy oz.</p><p>$150-200</p><p>12.Small George III Silver Card Salver, 1776, makers mark SM,round, with thin gadrooned rim, raised on three ball feet, dia. 41/4 in., approx. 2 troy oz.</p><p>$100-150</p><p>13.Pair of George III Silver Goblets, London, 1780, JohnSchofield, maker, each having bell-shaped bowl with reeding tobase of body and gold-washed interior, on slender stem andtrumpet foot with beaded rim, engraved with entwinedmonogram in husk roundel, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 13 troy oz.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>14.English Georgian Silver Flatware Serving Pieces, threeLondon, a fish slice, 1788, lg. 11 1/2, a tined serving spoon,1789, lg. 11 1/2, a serving fork, 1822, lg. 10 1/4, all with featheredge engraving, and a soup ladle with partially rubbed marks, lg.12 5/8, approx. 16 troy oz. total.</p><p>$200-250</p><p>15.George III Silver Creamer and Sugar, London, sugar basket,1789, J. Denzilow, maker, boat shaped, with swing handle andoval trumpet foot, bright cut engraved at rim with band offlowering vine, and with roundels to either side, body ht. 4, andcreamer, 1798, Stephen Adams, maker, helmet shaped, withreeded rim, loop handle, trumpet foot and square base, bright cutengraved with horizontal banding and a monogrammed plaque,ht. 5 3/8 in., approx. 9 troy oz.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>16.Three Georgian Silver Boxes, Birmingham, a 1790 vinaigrette,makers mark MI, rectangular, engraved as a leather pouch, bailto top, lg. 1, a 1793 snuff box, Lea &amp; Clark, maker, oblong, withrounded ends and overall floral engraving, lg. 2, and an 1828vinaigrette, with floral rim, interior with pierced grille, lg. 1 3/8 in.,approx. 2 troy oz.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>17.George III Silver Sugar Basket, London, 1792, Henry Chawner,maker, boat shaped, with ogee shaping to ends, reeded rims andswing handle, on conforming foot, bright cut engraved with bandof scrolling flower vine, and with drapery-topped monogrammedshields, ht. of body 4 3/8 in., approx. 8 troy oz.</p><p>$200-400</p><p>18.Pair of George III Silver Covered Sauce Tureens, London,1792, George Schofield, maker, oval, each with slightly domedlid, reeded loop handles, oval spreading foot, engraved with crestand coat of arms, ht. 5 1/2, lg. to handles 9 1/4 in., approx. 33troy oz.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>19.George III Silver Soup Ladle, London, 1794, George Smith andWilliam Fearn, makers, engraved with small crest, lg. approx. 121/2 in., approx. 6 troy oz.</p><p>$250-350</p><p>20.Harlequin Pair of George III Silver Goblets, c. 1794, one withmakers mark for David Darling and James Bell, the other lackingdate letter and with makers mark rubbed, both with bell-shapedbowl with gold-washed interior, on trumpet foot with gadroonedupper rim, and reeded banding, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 17 troy oz.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>21.George III Silver Hot Water Pot, London, 1798, John Emes,maker, ovoid, with domed lid with inverted acorn finial, shortspout, reeded rim, angular wood handle, engraved with twohorizontal scrolling leaf bands, and a mottoed crest, ht. 8 3/4 in.,approx. 22 troy oz.</p><p>Provenance: Robert Ensko, Inc.$400-600</p><p>22.Three Silver Toddy Ladles, England/Sweden, two English, late18th century, marks rubbed, with twisted baleen handles, onewith plain spouted bowl, lg. 12 7/8, the other with gadrooned rimand feather-edged stem, lg. 14 5/8, the third Swedish, Visby,date marked c. 1898, with turned wood handle, lg. 8 1/2 in.,approx. 4 troy oz.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>23.Assembled Five-Piece George III Silver Tea and CoffeeService, London, 1793-1801, ovoid, with reeding to base ofbodies, vasiform finials, comprising coffeepot, 1796, maker likelyRobert Salmon, ht. 10 1/2, teapot, 1800, Richard Cooke, maker,ht. 5 3/4, creamer and open sugar, 1801, makers mark rubbed,and a tea caddy with two-part interior, 1793, Robert Salmon,maker, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 83 troy oz. total.</p><p>$1,000-1,500</p></li><li><p>29</p><p>24.Georgian Silver and Baleen Handled Toddy Ladle, late18th/early 19th century, unmarked, ovoid bowl set with a coindated 1786, with twisted baleen handle, lg. 13 1/2 in.</p><p>$150-200</p><p>25.Four English Silver Tablewares, three London: a teapot stand,1801, Peter, Anne and William Bateman, makers, oval, lg. 6 3/4,a card salver, 1809, Crouch and Hannam, makers, round,engraved with coat of arms, dia. 8 1/8, a squat ovoid creamer,1837, engraved with band of fruit and flowers, ht. 4 3/8; and aSheffield creamer, 1934, with reeding to base of body, ht. 4 in.,approx. 28 troy oz. total.</p><p>$500-700</p><p>26.George III Silver Basket, London, 1802, makers mark rubbed,boat shaped, with pierced and engraved husk borders andreeded rim, swing handle, on oval foot, later chased andembossed with central flowering and scrolling vines,monogrammed, lg. 12 7/8 in., approx. 18 troy oz.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>27.Pair of George III Weighted Silver Candlesticks, Birmingham,1809, Matthew Boulton, maker, plain columnar stem, with flaringreeded capital, ending in reeded demilune over spreading roundfoot with reeded band, ht. 7 1/2 in.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>28.George III Silver Mustard Pot, London, 1809, makers markrubbed, cylindrical, with flat lid with small shell-form thumb-pieceand angular handle, ht. 2 3/8, approx. 3 troy oz., sold togetherwith an associated small Queen Anne/George I trefid spoon, lg. 31/2 in.</p><p>$400-600</p><p>29.George III Silver Punch Bowl, London, 1814, makers markrubbed, possibly William Kingdon, round, with lobing to base ofbody, on trumpet foot with lobing at upper and lower rims andribbed girdle, gold-washed interior, dia. 12, ht. 9 3/4 in., approx.84 troy oz.</p><p>$1,000-1,500</p><p>30.Pair of George III Weighted Silver Candlesticks, Sheffield,1815, John Parsons &amp; Co., makers, tulip nozzles with leaftip,tapered sconces with light fluting and further leaftip, round basewith reeded rim, engraved with small crest, ht. 11 1/2 in.</p><p>$800-1,200</p><p>31.Three Victorian Silver Mugs, two London, one 1838, R. Pearce&amp; G. Burrows, makers, chased and embossed with an acanthusplaque accented with flowerheads, ht. 3 7/8, the other 1872, J.,E., W. &amp; J. Barnard, makers, with beaded rims, engraved withferns and monogram, ht. 4, the third Sheffield, 1874, HW &amp; Co.,makers, thistle shaped, on trumpet foot, engraved withmonogrammed cartouche, C-scrolls, and shells, ht. 4 1/2 in.,approx. 15 troy oz.</p><p>$600-800</p><p>32.English Silver Plate Soup Tureen, mid-19th century, squatovoid, with reeded loops handles ending in acanthus, on heavyacanthus scroll feet, ht. 11 in.</p><p>$200-250</p><p>33.Four Small Victorian Silver Boxes, three Birmingham: two smallvinaigrettes with pierced interior grilles, one 1847, George Unite,maker, oval, lg. 1 1/8, the other 1860, makers mark FM,rectangular, lg. 7/8, and a nutmeg grater, 1853, Yapp &amp;Woodward, maker, rectangular, with mottoed and gartered crestto lid, and overall floral scroll engraving, lg. 2; and a Londonvinaigrette, 1861, makers mark WN, rectangular, lg. 1 1/8 in.,approx. 3 troy oz.</p><p>$600-800</p></li><li><p>34.Small Cased Victorian Silver Pitcher, London, 1863, makersmark HL HL, the small ewer with ogee rim, short spout, acanthusloop handle, beaded waist band, on trumpet foot, latermonogram, ht. 4 7/8 in., in fitted leathered case for retailer JohnJ. Peters &amp; Co., Bristol, approx. 3 troy oz.</p><p>$300-500</p><p>35.English Silver Plate Roast Platter on Warmer with AssociatedMeat Dome, mid-late 19th century, the tree and well platter withacanthus C-scroll rim, set onto warming base with acanthus feetand handles, lg. to handles 22, the dome with similar C-scroll rimand cast handle, ht. 12 in.</p><p>$700-900</p><p>36.Pair of Irish Victorian Silver Ewers, Dublin, 1863, maker likelyJohn Smyth, baluster form with slender neck and lidded spout,with loop handle, the body chased and embossed with foliatescrolls and baskets, with two central acanthus cartouchesflanked by winged male and female herms with cast limbs, oneengraved with mottoed coat of arms, with applied cast lion maskset to body below spout, neck engraved with husk drops andshells, on tiered domed foot, ht. 14 1/2 in., approx. 78 troy oz.</p><p>$1,500-2,500</p><p>37.Robert Garrard Victorian Three-Part Silver Plateau, London,1871, with rounded end pieces flanking rectangular centersection, each section with central rounded horizontal band withoverlapping leaftip flanked by pierced quatrefoil scalloped upperrim, and lower rim with partially reeded openwork flutes andstylized husk flowers, the end sections with a single toupee footaccented with leaftip and topped by a patera boss, the centersection and the center edge of one end section with four furtherlegs with patera bosses, the silver and mirror mounted onmahogany, edge of center section stamped R.S. Garrard PantonSt London, wd. to 25 1/2, lg. 69 in.</p><p>$4,000-6,000</p><p>38.Two Sets of English Silver Open Salt Cellars, Birmingham,each a set of four, one set 1879, Hilliard &amp; Thomason, makers,oval, with beaded rim and trefoil-topped paw feet, lg. 2 1/2, theother set 1902, W.B. Ld., makers, boat shaped, with reeded loophandles, on oval feet, ht. 3 1/2, lg. 6 3/8 in., approx. 18 troy, (8 items total).</p><p>$250-350</p><p>39.Victorian Silver Aesthetic Movement Mug, Sheffield, 1890,Atkin Brothers, makers, slightly tapered cylindrical form, engravedwith stylized palm trees and bamboo, ear handle, ht. 3 3/4 in.,approx. 4 troy oz.</p><p>$150-200</p><p>40.Victorian Silver Punch Bowl, Sheffield, 1893, James Deakin &amp;Sons, chased and embossed with a wide band of scrolledflowering vine on stippled...</p></li></ul>