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AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOATS

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Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000
Price realised:  US$79,000
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AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOATS
MARK OF JOHN PARKER & EDWARD WAKELIN LONDON, 1771
AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOATS MARK OF JOHN PARKER & EDWARD WAKELIN LONDON, 1771 Each oval, on oval foot chased with laurel border, the body gadrooned with applied husk festoons centering an oval patera, with scroll and rosette terminals, one terminal engraved with a Garter Motto beneath a Marquess' coronet, with scratchweight 32=4 and 33=10 each marked under base, one apparently lacking maker's mark 9 in. (22.9 cm.) long; 63 oz. 10 dwt. (1975 gr.) (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important English, Continental and American Silver
Date of the auction: 22 May 2008
Address: Christie's
22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center