3224
3224
An American Silver Sauce Boat, William Hollingshead, Philadelphia, circa 1770
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
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3224
An American Silver Sauce Boat, William Hollingshead, Philadelphia, circa 1770
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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An American Silver Sauce Boat, William Hollingshead, Philadelphia, circa 1770
oval with scalloped rim, engraved on one side with contemporary monogram NJR in foliate script, with leaf-capped double-scroll handle, raised on three scroll supports headed and terminating in shells
marked twice on base WH script in notched rectangle
length 7 3/4 in.
19.6cm
12oz 15dwt
398g
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Provenance

Sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 31 January - 3 February 1979, lot 103

Catalogue Note

The initials are likely those of Nathaniel Ramsay, who was a colonel under George Washington in the Revolutionary War.  Afterwards, he resumed his law practice in Baltimore, and represented Maryland in Congress from 1786-7.  See Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, Vol. V, p. 166-67.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York