Decorative Arts & Design

July 0409, 2020
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LOT 37

Lot 37

Two George III Silver Sugar Nips, c.1770

Two George III Silver Sugar Nips, c.1770
Lot 37 Details
Two George III Silver Sugar Nips, c.1770

one with maker's mark GN (Grimwade #3589, not traced)
length 4.6 in — 11.8 cm; 4.4 in — 11.1 cm
1.6 oz. — 51 grams

Estimate $75-$150

Realised: $228
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Substantially in good condition; both well marked

LOT 37

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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