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Auction October 6, 2012 in Boston.Skinner is proud to announce a brand new look for our communications. This fresh design approach will soon enliven all of our catalogues, flyers, and the website as well. Fine European furniture and decorative arts auctions at Skinner feature the best in British, French, German, Italian, Dutch and Russian works of art. Our auctions include a broad array of Continental and British ceramics, silver, glass, statuary, clocks, paintings and prints, lighting, rugs, textiles and antique furniture. Boston auctions are held four times annually in January, April, July and October. For information on buying or consigning property to our next auction, call 508-970-3203 or email


<p>European Furniture &amp; Decorative ArtsFeaturing Fine Silver and the Michael Howard Theater Collection</p> <p>Sale 2615B</p> <p>October 6, 2012</p> <p>Boston</p> <p>European Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts</p> <p>Specialists</p> <p>Stuart SlavidDepartment Director 508.970.3278</p> <p>Leah Kingman508.970.3289</p> <p>Stephanie Opolski508.970.3282</p> <p>Auction InformationAuction 2615BSaturday, October 6 10AM 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA</p> <p>PreviewThursday, October 4 12 to 5PM Friday, October 5 12 to 8PM</p> <p>Absentee BiddingT: 617.874.4318 F: 617.350.5429 SkinnerLive!:</p> <p>View all lots online at www.skinnerinc.comcover : 574 ; frontispiece : 300 ; back cover : 509</p> <p>Coming soon to a browser near you the new skinnerinc.comYou may have noticed that the Skinner catalog in your hands right now has a new look. Skinner is proud to announce the roll-out of a brand new look and feel for our communications! This European Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts catalog is the first of our print catalogs to sport the new Skinner livery, and youll start seeing this new design approach enliven all of our catalogs, flyers, advertising, and our website: The newly redesigned Skinner website is currently in the final phase of development and will be coming to you this fall. In addition to the robust set of interactive features youre accustomed toonline auction previews, lot alert, live online bidding with SkinnerLive!, and more, you can look forward to Richer imagery, from the homepage to lot details A dedicated auction page for every sale What isnt changing? The personalized service, expertise, and integrity youve come to expect from Skinner. Were excited about the new skinnerinc.comand confident that it will add even more value to your experience with Skinner, now and into the future. Broader coverage of our specialty areas, from clocks and marine art to diamond jewelry and violins Faster and more accurate search A new and improved SkinnerLive! online bidding platformwith the option to watch auctions live in real-time without registration or log-in A more robust suite of online services to ensure your experience with Skinner, whether with a mouse, a phone, or a paddle, surpasses your expectations every time. The new is a key component in a thoroughly modern communications platform that will enhance your experience as a buyer, and will work to maximize the value of your fine objects in the auction marketplace.</p> <p></p> <p>Table of Contents1 2 4 5 154 155 156 157 158 159 Auction &amp; Specialist Information Web Site &amp; Online Bidding Glossary of Terms Lots 1-926 Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors &amp; Specialty Departments Administrative Staff &amp; Client Services Map &amp; Driving Directions Catalog Subscription Form</p> <p>Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 154 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.</p> <p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2012 All rights reserved MA/Lic. #2304</p> <p>Glossary of TermsAll items in this catalogue are described according to the following table of terminology. Please note that all statements in this catalogue as to Authorship, Period, and Origin, are qualified statements subject to the Conditions of Sale.</p> <p>Authorship will be described in the following ways:John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, the work is by the artist. Attributed to John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, the work may be ascribed to the artist on the basis of style, but leaves some question as to actual authorship. School of John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, a work of an unknown follower executed in the style of the artist and contemporary in period. Manner of John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, a work executed in the style of the artist by an unknown hand and probably from a later period. After John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, an intended copy of the work of the artist. American School, 19th Century In our judgment, the work of an unknown hand that can only be identified as to period and culture.</p> <p>Other terms:Bears Signature In our judgment, the signature not of the artist. This term is generally used separately, or together with a description of the work as attributed to, school of, manner of, or after the artist.</p> <p>4</p> <p>Fine SilverLots 1-442</p> <p>British Silver and Plate1 James II Silver Two-handled Cup, London, 1688-89, indistinct makers mark, with an engraved image of an archer Charles Dakeyne Capt:Aprill:23:1690 and a heraldic motif to the reverse, ht. 3, wd. 5 3/4 in., approx. 4.2 troy oz. $500-700 2 Four Pieces of Georgian Silver, each London: a butter warmer, 1735-36, John Gamon, maker, with squat bulbous body and turned wood handle, body ht. 2 1/10; a low bowl, 1770, makers mark TH, with scalloped edges, dia. 8 3/4; a milk jug, 179596, Henry Greenway, maker, with domed and hinged lid topped by an urn-form finial, body engraved with a motto and serpent, on a spreading foot, with a wood handle, ht. 7 1/4; and a covered, double-handled, barrel-form cream jug, with rubbed date mark, Solomon Hougham, maker, ht. 3 1/4 in., approx. 36.4 total troy oz. $1,000-1,500 3 George II Sterling Silver Sauceboat, 1741, makers mark S, with scrolled handle, acidetched rocaille decoration to body, raised on three spade feet, approx. 9.8 troy oz. $400-600 4 Harlequin Pair of Georgian Silver Candlesticks, London, one 1749, John Cafe, maker, the other 1770, Ebenezer Coker, maker, each with removable nozzle over knopped-baluster-form and quatrefoil foot, ht. 8 1/4 in., approx. 35.4 troy oz. $600-800 5 Kettle on Stand, London, 1750, John Swift, maker, kettle with rocaille engraving to body with heraldic shield to center, scrolled and wicker-wrapped handle joined by asymmetrical motif; stand with engraving to rim and pierced foliate arabesques on scrolled cabriole legs with splayed feet, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 59.6 troy oz. $1,500-2,500 6 George II Silver Chamberstick, London, 1751-52, makers mark I (star) M within a shaped cartouche, of typical form, with reticulated stem, armorial to drip tray, and associated snuffer, ht. 3 1/2 in., approx. 12.8 troy oz. $300-500 7 Set of Four English Sterling Silver Fruit Servers, London, 1752, makers mark EO, each with scalloped gold-washed bowl decorated with repouss fruits and engraved foliate motifs, stem also with engraved foliate motif, lg. 8 1/16 in., approx. 9.1 troy oz. in a fitted case. $300-500 8 English Sterling Silver Coffeepot, London, 1756, William Shaw II and William Preist, makers, tall form with an acorn-shaped finial and wood handle, ht. 9 1/2 in., approx. 24.7 troy oz. $500-700 9 Large Irish Silver Spoon, Dublin, mid to late 18th century, Michael Keating, maker, with armorial to terminal, monogram CIM to drop, lg. 12 in., approx. 3.5 troy oz. $200-250 10 Irish Silver and Parcel-gilt Covered Bowl, Dublin, date cipher P possibly for 1763, cover with turned finial and engraved heraldic motif, bowl also with the same motif on a flared base, ht. 3 1/2, dia. 4 in., approx. 5.2 troy oz. $500-700 11 Pair of Sterling Silver Covered Sauce Tureens, London, 1770, Sebastian and James Crespell, maker, berry finial to shaped cover with armorial engraving; two-handled tureen also with engraved armorial and motto, raised on four scrolled feet, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 8 1/4 in., approx. 43.4 troy oz. $1,800-2,200 12 Four George III Silver Meat Plates, London, 1818, Robert Hennell, maker, each with gadrooned border interspersed with shell and acanthus decoration, and monogrammed rim, dia. 10 in., approx. 98.3 troy oz. $2,000-4,000 13 Three Sterling Silver Punch Cups, London, late 18th century, a pair with gold-washed bowls, 1769, makers mark CW, ht. 3 1/4; and another with gold washed bowl, 1768, makers mark FG, with engraved monogram W W and two roosters to side, ht. 2 2/3 in., approx. 9.8 troy oz. total $300-400 14 George III Sterling Silver Basket, London, 1773, Robert Hennell I, maker, with a reeded rim and handle, on a flared foot, with an engraved armorial to the body, wd. 6 in., approx. 8 troy oz. $500-700 15 English Silver Sugar Basket, London, 1774, makers mark WV, pierced basket with a scrolled swing handle, decorated allover with doves seated on pendant floral garlands tied by ribbons, on a flared circular foot and with a cobalt glass liner, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 6.2 troy oz. $500-700 16 George III Silver Coffeepot, London, 1775, makers mark OP, the hinged and domed lid topped by a finial, over urn-form body with fluted neck, decorated with laurel garlands hung from roundels, on square stepped base and four ball feet, with wood handle, ht. 12 7/8 in., approx. 30.4 troy oz. $700-900 17 Set of Four English Salts, London, late 18th century, markers marks EW, each of a circular form with slightly flared and tapered rims on three splayed feet with monogram M.I.A, dia. 2 1/2 in., approx. total 8.6 troy oz. $300-500</p> <p>6</p> <p>additional information and photos at</p> <p>1</p> <p>12 12</p> <p>11</p> <p>online bidding at</p> <p>7</p> <p>18</p> <p>18 Pair of English Silver Sauceboats, London, 1775-76, makers mark rubbed, each with gadrooned rim and scrolled handle, with armorial to body, on foot with further gadrooning, lg. 9 in., approx. 38.4 troy oz. $4,000-6,000 19 Three Silver Salvers, one made in London, 1777, John Crouch I and Thomas Hannam, maker, with engraved armorial to center on three spade feet, impressed marks, dia. 6 1/4; another made by Howard &amp; Co., New York City, marked 1905, with engraved armorial to center on three paw feet, dia. 9 3/4; and the third made in London, 1923, H. Bushell &amp; Co. Ltd., maker, retailed by J. E. Caldwell &amp; Co., with engraved monogram to center CEH, dia. 12 in.; total approx. 57.5 troy oz. $500-700</p> <p>20 George III Sterling Silver Flat-top Tankard, London, 1779, William Holmes, maker, of typical form with scrolled handle and marks to lid and underside, with monogram W.M.S 1779, ht. 6 in., approx. 17 troy oz. $800-1,200 21 Two Assembled English Silver Tureens, London, 1786, makers mark IB, circular form with lid, handles molded as abutting acanthus leaves extending from lion heads and paws, all on a ovoid flowerhead platform framed by gadrooned register with heraldic shield to both sides; tureen dish with gadrooned rim interspersed by shell motifs, total ht. 7 1/2, dia. 11 in., total 122.2 troy oz. $4,000-6,000</p> <p>22 Pair of Silver-plated Three-arm Candelabra, Birmingham, late 18th century, Matthew Boulton, maker, of typical form with scrolled arms and gadrooned registers above tapered stem terminating in a flared circular foot with gadrooned foliate registers, impressed marks to foot, total ht. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200 23 George III Teapot, London, 1788, makers marks HC, possibly for Henry Chawner, ovoid shape with wooden finial to hinged lid and handle, engraved all over with floral motifs on a flared foot, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 10 1/4 in., approx. 13.7 troy oz. $400-600</p> <p>8</p> <p>additional information and photos at</p> <p>30</p> <p>24 George III Silver Dish Cross, London, 179091, partial unidentified makers mark, of typical form, with adjustable stretcher and well for warmer, lg. 12 1/4 in., approx. 15.2 troy oz. $400-600 25 Irish Silver Footed Bowl, Dublin, 1792, makers mark MW, possibly for Matthew West, reeded body decorated with repouss beading and an engraved armorial, on three hoof feet, dia. 5 in., approx. 5.6 troy oz. $200-300 26 Set of Four English Silver Salt Cellars, London, 1792-73, Robert Hennell, maker, each ovoid urn-form, with loop handles and stop-gadrooned body, on socle and rectangular foot, handle to handle, lg. 5 3/8 in., approx. 13 troy oz., with four assorted later spoons. $700-900</p> <p>27 George III Silver Basket with Handle, London, 1792-93, makers mark JS, possibly for James Smith, oval with reeded handle and rim, on conforming foot, with two armorials to rim, lg. 14 3/4 in., approx. 30 troy oz. $600-800</p> <p>28 Sterling Silver Creamer, London, 1794, makers mark SH, possibly for Solomon Hougham, with beaded rim, engraved classical designs to front with central cartouche framed by garlands, with tapered trumpet foot on square base, ht. 6 in., approx. 3.4 troy oz. $300-500</p> <p>29 Five English Silver Items, London, a George III hollow fish server with a pierced blade, 1795, Michael Plummer, maker; a doublesided marrow scoop, 1909, Daniel &amp; John Welby, makers; a tablespoon with an engraved monogram, 1751, makers mark rubbed; a monogrammed tablespoon, 1784, Hester Bateman, maker; and a tablespoon with a marrow scoop terminal with rubbed marks, approx. 7.3 troy oz. weighable silver total. $500-700</p> <p>30 George III Sterling Silver Teapot and Tea Caddy, London, 1794, Peter and Anna Bateman, makers, teapot with a wood handle and pineapple-shaped finial, decorated allover with small registers of shallowly engraved abstract motifs with a central register of gadroons, ht. 6 3/4; tea caddy with a reeded rim and a shallowly engraved register, on four reeded and splayed feet, dia. 7 1/4 in., approx. 19.8 troy oz. $4,000-5,000</p> <p>online bidding at</p> <p>9</p> <p>33</p> <p>31 Georgian Silver Classical Covered Urn, London, late 18th century, Henry Chawner, maker, with ovoid finial and reeded details to top rim and flared foot, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 3 3/4 in., approx. 12.9 troy oz. $300-500 32 English Silver Kettle on Stand, London, 1790, makers mark possibly for Robert Sharp, tapered cylindrical kettle with wicker-wrapped handle, cover and C-scroll cartouches to the body decorated with rocaille repouss work throughout, raised on a stand by three reeded supports, terminating in hoof feet on a circular base, burner included; total ht. 16 3/4 in., approx. 66.8 troy oz. $600-800</p> <p>33 Pair of Old Sheffield Silver-plated Telescopic Candlesticks, late 18th/early 19th century, Birmingham, Matthew Boulton, maker, each with gadrooning and a crown armorial, circular base with double sun mark, ht. to 10 3/4 in. $400-600</p> <p>37</p> <p>10</p> <p>additional information and photos at</p> <p>40 41</p> <p>40</p> <p>34 George III Silver Teapot, London, 17991800, John Emes, maker, the ovoid body decorated with repouss flowers and scrollwork, with an engraved armorial within a cartouche, with wood finial and handle, overall ht. 6 15/16, overall lg. 10 1/2 in., approx. 14.6 troy oz. $300-400 35 George III Silver Chamberstick, London, 1801-02, Robert Sharp, maker, of typical form, with removable bobeche, paneled sconce, reticulated stem, reeded drip tray, and snuffer, armorials to bobeche, drip tray, and snuffer, ht. 3 3/4 in., approx. 9.4 troy oz. $400-600 36 George III Silver Presentation Goblet and Teapot Stand, London, John Emes, maker, the goblet dated 1803, depicting King James I and a naval battle, the spreading foot inscribed Jacobus VI D. G. Magnae Brittanniae Franc. et Hiberniae Rex, and with an armorial, ht. 6 1/8; the teapot stand dated 1800, ovoid with four feet, lg. 6 5/8 in., approx. 13.9 total troy oz. $1,000-1,500</p> <p>37 Three-piece George III Sterling Silver Tea Set, London, 1803-...</p>