Decorative Arts and Design

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June 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 29

Lot 29

Large George II Silver Epergne, Elizabeth Godfrey, London, 1755

Large George II Silver Epergne, Elizabeth Godfrey, London, 1755
Lot 29 Details
Large George II Silver Epergne, Elizabeth Godfrey, London, 1755

with pierced floral apron and a band of flowering foliage and scrollwork on four scroll and shell feet, the central circular pierced basket with moulded foliate scroll border surrounded by four scroll arms, each supporting a smaller circular dish, all engraved with armorials
height 9.4" — 24 cm., diameter 26.3" — 66.7 cm.
138.3 oz. — 4303 grams

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $15,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Van Hall Collection, Victoria, B.C.


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LOT 29

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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