A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CADDY SET IN SHAGREEN CASE, JOHN HUGH LE SAGE OF LONDON, CIRCA 1730
 A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CADDY SET IN SHAGREEN CASE, JOHN HUGH LE SAGE OF LONDON, CIRCA 1730
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Property from the Collection of Patricia Schuckmann

A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CADDY SET IN SHAGREEN CASE, JOHN HUGH LE SAGE OF LONDON, CIRCA 1730

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Patricia Schuckmann

A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CADDY SET IN SHAGREEN CASE, JOHN HUGH LE SAGE OF LONDON, CIRCA 1730

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Patricia Schuckmann

A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CADDY SET IN SHAGREEN CASE, JOHN HUGH LE SAGE OF LONDON, CIRCA 1730


comprising two caddies and a sugar box chased with borders of shells and acanthus on matted ground and with hinged covers and hinged finials, six spoons with shell bowls, and one crested sugar nips by Francis Harache

the caddies and sugar box marked on bases with maker's mark only, the sugar tongs marked inside each bowl with maker's mark only, spoons apparently unmarked

34 oz 10 dwt

1076 g

height of sugar box 5¼ in.; length of case 9⅝ in.

13.3 cm; 24.5 cm

Condition Report

the caddies & sugar box: with small dents to foot rims, all interiors reinforced at shoulders; sugar tongs: handles dented out of shape; all pieces with gilding lightly rubbed at angles, sugar tongs more heavily rubbed; case: with split to front right corner of cover, some small losses to shagreen, interior with some wear and small losses


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Koopman Rare Art, London, March 2010

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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