18 - 19 January 2007
A SILVER SOUP TUREEN
MARK OF WILLIAM FORBES, NEW YORK, 1839-1851, RETAILED BY BALL, TOMPKINS AND BLACK
Oval, on four scroll feet with spiral rococo joins, the body chased with a band of flowers against a matte ground and centering two cartouches, one engraved with a crest with monogram ER beneath, the domed cover chased with flowers and leaf border, and leaf-clad ring finial, the handles with leaf joins, marked under base
16 in. long; 98 oz.
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This soup tureen and a pair of salt cellars (lot 87) are engraved with the same crest and monogram
No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
PROPERTY OF THE DARLING FOUNDATION OF NEW YORK STATE EARLY AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS AND SILVER
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