November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 59
 

59

A rare silver sucket fork
John Coney (1655-1722), Boston, MA, circa 1700

Twisted midsection, the back of bowl engraved with monogram "MC," marked to front of bowl.

W: 1 in. L: 5 3/4 in., Weight: 0.265 oz. t.

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 17, 2014
A private New Jersey collection.

Literature

Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998, p. 328, illus. pl. I
Cutten, George Barton, "Sucket Forks," Antiques, vol. 57, no. 6, June 1950, p. 440-441.

Sold for $10,710
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Twisted midsection, the back of bowl engraved with monogram "MC," marked to front of bowl.

W: 1 in. L: 5 3/4 in., Weight: 0.265 oz. t.

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 17, 2014
A private New Jersey collection.

Literature

Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998, p. 328, illus. pl. I
Cutten, George Barton, "Sucket Forks," Antiques, vol. 57, no. 6, June 1950, p. 440-441.

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