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SKINNEREuropean Furniture & Decorative Artsfeaturing Fine SilverSale 2475 Boston October 3, 2009

European Furniture & Decorative Artsfeaturing Fine SilverSPECIALISTS IN CHARGE

Stuart Slavid Department Director, Ceramics 508.970.3278

Stuart Whitehurst Furniture 508.970.3293

Sara Wishart Decorative Arts, Silver 508.970.3282

European Furniture & Decorative Arts Department - 508.970.3203 General Inquiries:

AUCTION 2475 Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 10 a.m. 63 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts

PREVIEWThursday, October 1, 2009 Friday, October 2, 2009 12 to 5 p.m. 12 to 8 p.m.

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Auction & Specialist Information Web Site & Online Bidding Lots 1-757 Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors & Specialty Departments Administrative Staff & Client Services Map & Driving Directions Catalogue Subscription Form

Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 90 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

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Property of Phila Kriger Lots 350, 354, 446, 451, 455, 545, 553, 587, 595, 604, 643, 706, 730



British Silver and Plate1. Six Early English Small Silver Spoons, London, a Charles I trefid example, 1642, monogrammed, lg. 4, and five early Georgian: a gold-washed and engraved trefid pair, William Matthews, maker, lg. 4 1/4, a dognose pair, maker possibly John Pero, engraved with crest, lg. 4, and a trefid with rubbed marks, lg. 3 7/8 in., approx. 2 troy oz. total. $400-600 2. George I Silver Coffeepot, London, 1714, Edward Yorke, maker, lighthouse form, with fruitwood handle set at right angle to the paneled serpentine spout, ovoid finial, engraved with a rocaille crest with two small supporting devices, ht. 10 1/4 in., approx. 23 troy oz. $1,000-1,500 3. George II Silver Milk Jug, London, 1734, maker probably Richard Bayley, ovoid, with short spout and serpentine scroll handle, on domed foot, ht. 5 1/2 in., approx. 12 troy oz. $800-1,200 4. George II Silver Salver, London, 1742, Henry Morris, maker, round, with molded ogee and shell rim, on hoof feet, dia. 13 3/4 in., approx. 34 troy oz. $500-700 5. Pair of Irish George II Silver Two-Handled Cups, Dublin, 1748, Matthew West, maker, ovoid, each with cast acanthus-topped scroll handles, body with applied ribbed girdle, on spreading trumpet foot, engraved with crest mottoed Halleluiah, and with floral wreath, ht. 5 1/4 in., approx. 28 troy oz. $700-900

6. Early George III Silver Teapot, London, 1760, Thomas Whipham and Charles Wright, makers, squat inverted pear shaped, with slightly domed lid, fluted and reeded pear finial, scrolled wood handle, engraved at girdle with flowering vine, on spreading foot, monogrammed, ht. 6 in., approx. 16 troy oz. $250-350 7. George III Silver Hot Water Urn, London, 1762, Louis Herne and Fras. Butty, makers, inverted pear-shaped body with crabstock handles and tap with bifurcate ivory knob, peaked pierced lid with ovoid flowers and gadrooning, on three acanthus scroll legs ending in shell feet, the legs joined by floral garlands, engraved with a coat of arms to lid and one side of body, with possible later chasing and embossing of ribbon-tied floral swags, ht. 20 in., approx. 84 troy oz. $3,000-5,000


8. Pair of George III Silver Casters, London, 1770, makers mark IM 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. $300-400 9. Two Pairs of George III Silver Open Salts, London, one pair 1771, makers mark SA, with beaded rim, dia. 2 1/4, the other 1776, Nathaniel Appleton and Ann Smith, makers, with rocaille rim and shell-topped feet, dia. 2 3/8, sold with a set of four mustard spoons, London, 1815, lg. 4 in., approx. 9 troy oz. total. $300-500 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 orbs covered with a drapery swag, guilloche swing handle, ht. of body without handle 4, and a Victorian boat-shaped bowl, 1884, makers mark JA TS, pierced with borders of leaftip, and with central navettes and sunbursts, lg. 6 7/8 in., approx. 8 troy oz. total. $400-500 11. George III Silver Fish Serving Tongs, London, 1776, makers mark rubbed, possibly Eley and Fearn, threaded handle, pierced upper and lower blades, lg. 11 1/2 in., approx. 6 troy oz. $150-200 12. Small George III Silver Card Salver, 1776, makers mark SM, round, with thin gadrooned rim, raised on three ball feet, dia. 4 1/4 in., approx. 2 troy oz. $100-150 13. Pair of George III Silver Goblets, London, 1780, John Schofield, maker, each having bell-shaped bowl with reeding to base of body and gold-washed interior, on slender stem and trumpet foot with beaded rim, engraved with entwined monogram in husk roundel, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 13 troy oz. $400-600 14. English Georgian Silver Flatware Serving Pieces, three London, 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 feather edge engraving, and a soup ladle with partially rubbed marks, lg. 12 5/8, approx. 16 troy oz. total. $200-250 15. George III Silver Creamer and Sugar, London, sugar basket, 1789, J. Denzilow, maker, boat shaped, with swing handle and oval trumpet foot, bright cut engraved at rim with band of flowering vine, and with roundels to either side, body ht. 4, and creamer, 1798, Stephen Adams, maker, helmet shaped, with reeded rim, loop handle, trumpet foot and square base, bright cut engraved with horizontal banding and a monogrammed plaque, ht. 5 3/8 in., approx. 9 troy oz. $300-500

16. Three Georgian Silver Boxes, Birmingham, a 1790 vinaigrette, makers mark MI, rectangular, engraved as a leather pouch, bail to top, lg. 1, a 1793 snuff box, Lea & Clark, maker, oblong, with rounded ends and overall floral engraving, lg. 2, and an 1828 vinaigrette, with floral rim, interior with pierced grille, lg. 1 3/8 in., approx. 2 troy oz. $400-600 17. George III Silver Sugar Basket, London, 1792, Henry Chawner, maker, boat shaped, with ogee shaping to ends, reeded rims and swing handle, on conforming foot, bright cut engraved with band of scrolling flower vine, and with drapery-topped monogrammed shields, ht. of body 4 3/8 in., approx. 8 troy oz. $200-400 18. Pair of George III Silver Covered Sauce Tureens, London, 1792, George Schofield, maker, oval, each with slightly domed lid, reeded loop handles, oval spreading foot, engraved with crest and coat of arms, ht. 5 1/2, lg. to handles 9 1/4 in., approx. 33 troy oz. $400-600 19. George III Silver Soup Ladle, London, 1794, George Smith and William Fearn, makers, engraved with small crest, lg. approx. 12 1/2 in., approx. 6 troy oz. $250-350 20. Harlequin Pair of George III Silver Goblets, c. 1794, one with makers mark for David Darling and James Bell, the other lacking date letter and with makers mark rubbed, both with bell-shaped bowl with gold-washed interior, on trumpet foot with gadrooned upper rim, and reeded banding, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 17 troy oz. $400-600 21. George III Silver Hot Water Pot, London, 1798, John Emes, maker, ovoid, with domed lid with inverted acorn finial, short spout, reeded rim, angular wood handle, engraved with two horizontal scrolling leaf bands, and a mottoed crest, ht. 8 3/4 in., approx. 22 troy oz. Provenance: Robert Ensko, Inc. $400-600 22. Three Silver Toddy Ladles, England/Sweden, two English, late 18th century, marks rubbed, with twisted baleen handles, one with plain spouted bowl, lg. 12 7/8, the other with gadrooned rim and 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. $300-500 23. Assembled Five-Piece George III Silver Tea and Coffee Service, London, 1793-1801, ovoid, with reeding to base of bodies, vasiform finials, comprising coffeepot, 1796, maker likely Robert 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. $1,000-1,500


24. Georgian Silver and Baleen