RESULTS: Important American Silver

New York

Important American Silver

 New York, 23 January 2014, Sale #2814

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

89 lots sold

Total: $1,737,875/£1,042,725/€1,268,649

98% sold by lot

91 lots offered

£0.60= $1 / € 0.73=$1

 96% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

59

An important silver brandywine bowl, mark of Cornelius Vander Burch, New York, circa 1690.

150,000-250,000

$317,000

£190,200

€231,410

US Trade

55

A fine and rare pair of silver chafing dishes, mark of John Coney, Boston, circa 1715.

120,000-180,000

$233,000

£139,800

€170,090

US Trade

82

An important pair of silver sauceboats, mark of Paul Revere JR., Boston, circa 1790.

100,000-150,000

$161,000

£96,600

€117,530

US Trade

11

An extensive silver flatware service, mark of Reed & Barton, Taunton, 20th century.

40,000-60,000

$56,250

£33,750

€41,063

Middle Eastern Private

9

A silver cocktail shaker, mark of Peer Smed, New York, 1931.

30,000-50,000

$56,250

£33,750

€41,063

US Trade

39

A fine martele silver pitcher and basin, the pitcher from the 1900 Paris exposition, mark of Gorham MFG CO., Providence, 1899, 1901.

25,000-35,000

$43,750

£26,250

€31,938

US Private

42

A silver and mixed-metal water pitcher, mark of Tiffany and Co., New York, circa 1880.

 

30,000-50,000

$43,750

£26,250

€31,938

US Private

81

A large silver salver, mark of Andrew Ellicott Warner, Baltimore, circa 1800.

5,000 - 7,000

$40,000

£24,000

€29,200

US Private

7

A Rare Silver Art Deco Cigar Box, mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1940.

15,000 - 25,000

$35,000

£21,000

€25,550

US Trade

75

A silver brandy warmer, mark of Myer Myers, New York, circa 1760.

20,000 - 30,000

$30,000

£18,000

€21,900

US Trade

Jennifer Pitman, Head of Sale, Silver, remarked: “We are very pleased with the excellent results achieved by the Important American Silver sale. The tremendous sell through rates attained by the auction are indicative of the renewed interest within the market for American colonial silver, demonstrated by the sweeping success of The Wunsch Collection. With estimates ranging from $500 to $150,000, every lot within The Wunsch Collection found a buyer among an audience of both new and seasoned collectors. We now look forward to continuing Americana week with the sale of American Furniture and Folk Art.”

 

PRESS CONTACT: Rebecca Riegelhaupt  | +1 212 636 2680| rriegelhaupt@christies.com

Next Sale: 24 January, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Decorative Arts

27 January, New York, Chinese Export Art

21 May, New York, Silver

 

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium.

Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

             

 

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