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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE BOATS

    MARK OF ALBARTUS SCHURMAN, LONDON, 1761

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE BOATS
    MARK OF ALBARTUS SCHURMAN, LONDON, 1761
    Each shaped oval, with oval shell and C-scroll pedestal foot, with gadrooned border and scroll handle, engraved with a coat-of-arms below spout, each marked on body
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.) long; 39 oz. (1,216 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Estate of the Late Edna McCandless Thornton, sold Christie's, New York, 2 November 1977, lot 300
    with Vanhall Antiques, Victoria, Canada, 1978


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA