A GEORGE II SILVER SNUFFERS STAND, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1725
A GEORGE II SILVER SNUFFERS STAND, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1725
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A GEORGE II SILVER SNUFFERS STAND, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1725

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

A GEORGE II SILVER SNUFFERS STAND, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1725

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION


A GEORGE II SILVER SNUFFERS STAND, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1725


the rim with interlaced ribbons enclosing flowerheads, the surface engraved with a border of strapwork enclosing husks and shells, flying scroll handle capped by an exotic mask, on four scroll feet

marked on base, Britannia Standard

11 oz

342 g

length 7⅜ in.

18.7 cm

Condition Report

Surface wear, crest probably removed, color and marks 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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Cataloguing

Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, October 6, 1966, with brochure

Private Collector, Brazil

Catalogue Note

A similar snuffers stand with the same rim, by Lamerie, 1727 is illustrated in P.A.S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie, His Life and Work, pl .LV1 in the collection of The Victoria and Albert Museum. Another of 1728 with the arms of the 2nd Earl of Warrington was in the Ortiz-Patino collection, sold Sotheby’s New York, April 22, 1998, lot 7, now at Dunham Massey.

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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