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A GEORGE I SILVER SALVER AND STRAINER, JOHN CORPORON AND JOHN ALBRIGHT, LONDON, 1717 AND 1719

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Property from a New York Private Collection

A GEORGE I SILVER SALVER AND STRAINER, JOHN CORPORON AND JOHN ALBRIGHT, LONDON, 1717 AND 1719

A GEORGE I SILVER SALVER AND STRAINER, JOHN CORPORON AND JOHN ALBRIGHT, LONDON, 1717 AND 1719

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,500

USD

Property from a New York Private Collection

A GEORGE I SILVER SALVER AND STRAINER, JOHN CORPORON AND JOHN ALBRIGHT, LONDON, 1717 AND 1719


the salver engraved with accolé arms, marked on base and engraved John Corporan; the strainer with openwork strapwork handles, fully marked inside bowl and with city mark only below each handle

15 oz 5 dwt

479 g

diameter of salver 8 in.

20.3 cm

The salver with engraving softened, otherwise good and a nice, heavy weight. The strainer with a small casting flaw to one handle, but otherwise good.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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The base is engraved "The arms are those of Vignoles and Du Roure."

John Corporan, son of a naturalized citizen, was apprenticed to Lewis Mettayer 24 May 1709. He entered his mark 2 April 1717. Arthur Grimwade notes in London Silversmiths, 1697-1837 that his work is rare.