Lot 481
  • 481

Rare American silver sucket fork, circa 1675-1700

Estimate
800 - 1,200 USD
Sold
4,000 USD
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Description

  • marked in bowl BS or ES in rectangle, possibly for Benjamin Sanderson of Boston
  • silver
the bowl engraved on underside with contemporary block intiials MS, twisted handle and two-prong fork terminal

Provenance

Possibly Martha, daughter of Captain John Seaman
Descended in the Seaman family
Estate of Seymour Saltus, New Jersey

Exhibited

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1993-2005
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