3264
3264
A Rare American Silver Two-Prong Dognose Fork, John Noyes, Boston, circa 1710
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT
3264
A Rare American Silver Two-Prong Dognose Fork, John Noyes, Boston, circa 1710
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York

A Rare American Silver Two-Prong Dognose Fork, John Noyes, Boston, circa 1710
with upturned terminal, back of handle terminal engraved with contemporary block initials HA
marked on back of handle IN in oval (Kane mark A)
length 7 3/8 in.
18.7cm
1oz 6dwt
40g
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Provenance

The initials are probably those of Hanna (Arnold) Welles.

Catalogue Note

Two identical forks engraved also engraved HA are in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  A fourth fork is in the collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York