3260
3260
An American Silver Octagonal Pepper Box, William Simpkins, Boston, circa 1735
Estimate
6,0008,000
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3260
An American Silver Octagonal Pepper Box, William Simpkins, Boston, circa 1735
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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An American Silver Octagonal Pepper Box, William Simpkins, Boston, circa 1735
straight-sided with molded bands and scrolled handle, the conforming domed cover pierced with concentric circles, fitting by matching engraved stars on rims of body and cover, engraved on base B/R*H
marked on base W·SIMPKINS in rectangle (Kane mark B)
height 3 7/8 in.
9.7cm
2oz 10dwt
81g
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Literature

The Magazine Antiques, 115, June 1970, p. 1102.
Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p.896.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York