23 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A SILVER PORRINGER
MARK OF JONATHAN CLARKE, NEWPORT OR PROVIDENCE, 1734-CIRCA 1765
Circular, with slightly everted rim, the keyhole handle engraved with script monogram and the date 1805, marked on reverse of handle
7 5/8 in. long; 8 oz.
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PROPERTY FROM THE MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM*
Harry Williams-Bulkeley on everything from cutlery to candelabras and sourcing that show-stopping centrepiece
When the Atocha sank in a hurricane nearly 400 years ago, hopes of recovering its extraordinary cargo of treasure seemed lost