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The Skinner European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston on April 6, 2013 features fine silver, imperial russian antiques, and bronze, marble, and alabaster sculptures.


<p>European Furniture &amp; Decorative ArtsFeaturing Fine Silver and the Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia</p> <p>Sale 2645B</p> <p>April 6, 2013</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>Department Inquiries: 508.970.3203</p> <p>Auction InformationAuction 2645BSaturday, April 6 10AM 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA</p> <p>PreviewThursday, April 4 12 to 5PM Friday, April 5 12 to 8PM</p> <p>Absentee BiddingT: 617.874.4318 F: 617.350.5429 General Inquiries: 617.350.5400 SkinnerLive!:</p> <p>View all lots online at www.skinnerinc.comcover : 473 ; frontispiece : 852 ; back cover : 48</p> <p>Skinner is pleased to announce the new skinnerinc.comSkinner is proud to announce the roll-out of our new website The newly redesigned Skinner website provides the robust set of interactive features youre accustomed toonline auction previews, lot alert, live online bidding with SkinnerLive!, and more. Youll experience Richer imagery, from the homepage to lot details A dedicated auction page for every sale Broader coverage of our specialty areas, from clocks and marine art to diamond jewelry and violins Faster and more accurate search for both upcoming and sold lots A new and improved SkinnerLive! online bidding platformwith the option to watch auctions live in real-time without registration or log-in A more powerful 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. 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.</p> <p></p> <p>Table of Contents1 2 4 5 6 7 178 179 180 181 182 183 Auction &amp; Specialist Information Web Site &amp; Online Bidding Event Announcement Provenance Glossary of Terms Lots 1-900 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 178 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.</p> <p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2013 All rights reserved MA/Lic. #2304</p> <p>Treasures of the Romanovs:Splendors of the Decorative ArtsLecture presented by Scott Ruby, Associate Curator of Russian and Eastern European Art at Hillwood Estate, Museum &amp; Gardens, Washington, D.C.</p> <p>Friday, April 5th, 20136:30PM Reception, 7PM Lecture63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA RSVP 508.970.3240 or</p> <p>Held in conjunction with a preview of Skinners April 6th auction of European Furniture &amp; Decorative Arts, featuring the Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia</p> <p>4</p> <p>ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Harry A. Root Jr., Highland Park, Illinois:Lots 568, 569, 583, 584, 585, 590, 590A, 599, 605, 610, 618, 630, 639, 644A, 649, 659, 670, 677, 689, 690, 696, 699, 710, 721, 722, 723, 768, 770, 778, 778A, 809, 818, 830, 846, 847A, 849, 870, 878, 890, 897, 899</p> <p>From the Collection of a Midwest Gentleman:Lots 71, 72, 75, 120, 214, 549, 550, 561, 562, 563, 564, 571, 572, 573, 578, 579, 587, 592, 593, 601, 602, 603, 607, 609A, 615, 616, 617, 622, 624, 625, 631, 632, 632A, 633, 638, 644, 646, 647, 648, 653, 654, 655, 656, 660, 661, 661A, 663, 672, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 692, 693, 697, 698, 700, 701, 702, 703, 703A, 705, 706, 707, 708, 709, 712, 713, 714, 715, 724, 726, 727, 734, 736, 736A, 741, 743, 745, 746, 750, 751, 752, 752A, 753, 753A, 756, 763, 764, 771, 772, 773, 773A, 774, 775, 777, 779, 780, 781, 782, 786, 787, 788, 789, 793, 793A, 797, 798, 805, 806, 807, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 817, 819, 820, 820A, 821, 822, 823, 826, 827, 831, 834, 835, 837, 841, 842, 844, 847, 848, 852, 853, 854, 855, 856, 857, 859, 860, 862, 863, 864, 865, 866, 867, 869, 869A, 871, 872, 873, 874, 875, 881, 882, 883, 884, 888, 889, 893, 894, 895, 896, 898, 900</p> <p>The Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia</p> <p>additional provenance for select lots is available upon request</p> <p>5</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>6</p> <p>Fine SilverLots 1344</p> <p>British Silver</p> <p>1 George I Silver Lighthouse Coffeepot, London, 1720-21, Christopher Canner, maker, of typical form, the domed lid with urn-form finial, tapered body with engraved armorial to one side, and carved fruitwood handle, ht. 10 in., approx. 27.5 troy oz. $800-1,200 2 Two George II Sterling Silver Spoons, London, 1731-32, makers mark JJ topped with a fleur-de-lis, with engraved armorial to underside of terminal, lg. 8 1/8 in., approx. 3.9 troy oz. $300-500</p> <p>4 Two Pieces of English Silver, a George I Britannia standard cream jug, London, 171819, William Fleming, maker, with repouss rocaille decoration and gold-washed interior, ht. 3 1/2 in.; and a George V sterling silver sugar bowl, London, 1923-24, Henry Vander &amp; Arthur Vander, maker, Thomas, 153 New Bond St., retailer, circular form with repouss floral decoration, ht. 2 3/8 in.; approx. 10.9 total troy oz. $500-700 5 George II Onslow Pattern Sterling Silver Stuffing Spoon, London, 1756-57, illegible makers marks, monogrammed to reverse, lg. 11 3/8 in., approx. 4 troy oz. $300-400</p> <p>7 George III Silver Coffeepot, London, 176566, makers mark JS, probably for John Swift, tall baluster-form body with a wood flying scroll handle, swirled acorn finial, and gadrooned edging to lid rim and foot-rim, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 39 troy oz. $1,200-1,800 8 George III Silver Cake Server, London, 1766-67, Edward Aldridge, maker, with pierced arabesques, dolphin-form shoulder, and wood handle, total lg. 13 1/8 in., approx. 5.1 troy oz. $250-350 9 George III Silver Dish Cross, London, 177273, Charles Aldridge &amp; Henry Green, makers, of typical form with pierced floriform splayed feet, rod lg. 10 5/8 in., approx. 11.4 troy oz. $700-900 10 George III Reticulated Silver Basket, London, 1775-76, makers mark PF, possibly for Philip Freeman, with a leaf and berry border, raised on a reticulated foot, wd. 12 1/2 in., approx. 17.9 troy oz. $300-500</p> <p>3 George II Sterling Silver Salver, London, 1735-36, Philip Rainaud, maker, scalloped shell and scroll edge interspersed with putti heads, with a central engraved armorial raised on four scrolled feet, dia. 18 1/2 in., approx. 78.4 troy oz. $1,200-1,800</p> <p>6 Four George III Silver Candlesticks, London, 1762-63, Ebenezer Coker, maker, each with detachable bobeche with shells to canted corners, over knopped ropetwist stem with central inverted baluster with conforming shell design, on square bases decorated with further shells to corners, each fully marked to underside of base, ht. 8 5/8 to 8 3/4 in., approx. 59.4 troy oz. $1,000-2,000</p> <p>8</p> <p>Additional information and photos at</p> <p>3</p> <p>6</p> <p>Online bidding at</p> <p>9</p> <p>26</p> <p>11 Four Pieces of Georgian Silver, all London, similarly decorated with shallow neoclassical motifs, teapot with wood handle and finial, ovoid, paneled body, 1787-88, Charles Aldridge, maker, ht. 5 1/2; sugar basket with a ovoid paneled body and gold-washed interior on a similarly shaped foot with a bail handle, 1795-96, makers mark C.C, possibly for Charles Chesterman I, ht. 6 1/2; squat creamer with a reeded handle, 1804-05, Samuel &amp; Edward Davenport, makers, ht. 3 5/8; and pair of sugar tongs bearing only sterling standard and makers mark GB, lg. 5 1/4 in.; approx. 25.3 total troy oz. $500-700</p> <p>12 George III Silver Goblet, London, 1787-88, makers mark illegible, the bell-shaped bowl with gold-washed interior raised on a flared circular foot with beading to stem and footrim, ht. 5 7/8 in., approx. 8.1 troy oz. $600-800 13 George III Silver Shell-back Ladle, London, 1787-88, George Smith &amp; William Fearn, makers, lg. 13 in., approx. 4.7 troy oz. $150-250</p> <p>14 Three Georgian Silver Casters, London, an egg-shaped caster, 1791-92, rubbed makers marks, ht. 3 7/8; an urn-shaped caster engraved Dickson, 1808-09, makers mark F_, ht. 6 1/8; and a squat urn-shaped caster, 1804-05, Starling Wilford, maker, ht. 4 5/8 in., approx. 8.2 total troy oz. $400-600</p> <p>10</p> <p>Additional information and photos at</p> <p>15 George III Silver Teapot and Stand, London, 1794, Peter and Anna Bateman, makers, teapot with wood handle and pineappleshaped finial, decorated allover with small registers of shallowly engraved abstract motifs and a central register of gadroons, ht. 6 3/4; stand with reeded rim and shallowly engraved register, on four reeded and splayed feet, dia. 7 1/4 in., approx. 19.8 troy oz. $2,000-3,000 16 George III Silver Teapot, London, 1795-96, Robert Sharp, maker, ovoid body with a wood handle and finial on a reeded foot, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 16.1 troy oz. $700-900 17 George III Silver Salver, London, date letter for 1779-80 or 1819-20, Alexander Field, maker, circular, with a shell and scroll border, and engraved decoration centering an armorial, on three scrolled feet, dia. 8 7/8 in., approx. 15 troy oz. $1,000-1,500 18 Group of Assorted English Silver Items, an ovoid tray with beaded rim, London, 1785-86, makers mark H_, lg. 6 5/8; a pair of circular salts on three splayed feet, Birmingham, 1871-72, Hilliard &amp; Thomason, makers, dia. 2; and a salt spoon, London, possibly 1879-80, makers mark AS, lg. 2 3/16 in., approx. 6 total troy oz. $300-500 19 Three English Silver Creamers, a squat creamer with engraved decoration, monogrammed, London, 1756-57, George Burrows, maker, ht. 4 1/4; a bulbous creamer with reeded rim, monogrammed, London, 1804-05, makers mark _.M, ht. 4; and a footed creamer with a double scroll handle, decorated with a central rocaille cartouche and birds and flowers in a landscape, with rubbed marks, ht. 4 in., approx. 8.7 total troy oz. $300-500 20 Assembled Four-piece George III Silver Tea and Coffee Service, London, 1801-08, teapot Solomon Hougham, makers marks on other pieces rubbed but appear to be the same, various dates, each of a similar pattern with a paneled body decorated with registers of leaves, urn-form coffeepot and squat teapot with wood handle and ivory finial, creamer and open sugar both with gold-washed interior, coffeepot ht. 9 5/8 in., approx. 56.1 troy oz. $2,000-3,000</p> <p>21 George III Silver Gravy, London, 1804-05, illegible makers mark, with flying scroll handle and gold-washed interior raised on three paw feet with lion heads to knees, ht. 3 1/4 in., approx. 3.9 troy oz. $200-300 22 George III Irish Silver Teapot, Dublin, possibly 1805-06, with engraved decoration including a wheat motif to body, with monogram and armorial, raised on four ball feet, with ivory heat stops, lacking makers mark and duty mark, ht. 7 in., approx. 20.7 troy oz. $400-600 23 Group of Georgian Silver Items, an ovoid, footed tray with gadrooned rim raised on four scrolled feet, London, 1815-16, William Bateman I, maker, lg. 9 1/2; and a pair of circular salts on three splayed feet with rubbed, illegible marks, with associated American salt spoons, dia. 2 1/2 in., approx. 15.3 total troy oz. $300-500 24 George IV Silver Salver, London, 1821-22, Joseph Craddock &amp; William Reid, makers, with a central engraved armorial framed by C-scroll and floral border, shaped rim decorated with scrolling leaves and flowers, raised on three similarly decorated scroll feet, dia. 9 1/2 in., approx. 18.7 troy oz. $600-800 25 George IV Silver Covered Urn, London, probably 1822-23, makers mark SM, tall cover with a berry finial on urn with acanthusmounted loop handles and body decorated with various classical-style registers including rams heads and festoons with a central medallion with putti, raised on a square plinth on four ball feet, ht. 15 1/2 in., approx. 39.1 troy oz. $1,500-2,000</p> <p>26 George IV Sterling Silver Tea Kettle on Stand, London, 1823-24, John Edward Terrey &amp; Co., maker, kettle with wrapped handle decorated with stylized dolphins, cover with Chinaman final; bulbous, repouss-decorated body with four chinoiserie scenes separated by floral vine-work featuring Chinamen in various pursuits; spout with an eagle and spout mouth modeled as a birds head; stand with pierced pendant floral garlands between three legs decorated with Chinaman portrait heads to knees terminating in splayed feet, with monogrammed burner with ivory knob, total ht. to handle 15 1/2 in., approx. 105.6 troy oz. $1,500-2,500</p> <p>Online bidding at</p> <p>11</p> <p>35</p> <p>27 Four-piece George IV Silver Tea and Coffee Service, London, 1823-24, Jonathan Hayne, maker, monogrammed, each with vertical repouss-decorated panels of foliate scrolls and flowers, a teapot and coffeepot, each with ivory heat stops, and a creamer and sugar, each with gold-washed interior, coffeepot ht. 9 1/4 in., approx. 79.7 troy oz., in a wood case. N.B. Additional information regarding provenance available upon request. $1,200-1,800 28 George IV Silver Vinaigrette, London, 182425, makers mark W.E, possibly for William Ellerby, rectangular, monogrammed to front with a scrolled border, opening to reveal a gold-washed interior with pierced, hinged, and floral-decorated grill, wd. 1 9/16 in., approx. 0.9 troy oz. $250-350 29 George IV Irish Silver Fish Server, Dublin, 1829-30, Edward Power, maker, of typical form, with pierced motif to center and engraved armorial to terminal, lg. 12 3/4 in., approx. 5.2 troy oz. $400-600 30 Four Pieces of St...</p>