November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 61
 

61

A silver dredger
John Burt (1692-1745), Boston, MA, circa 1720

Of octagonal cylindrical form, with tapered sides, molded base, scrolled handle, pierced lid with finial, the front engraved with armorial crest depicting crown and unicorn, engraved to underside with monogram "M/ I*E," marked to body near upper rim.

H: 3 3/4 in. W: 2 in. L: 2 3/4 in. (including handle), Weight: 2.81 oz. t.

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 22, 2016
A private New Jersey collection.

Sold for $6,300
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Of octagonal cylindrical form, with tapered sides, molded base, scrolled handle, pierced lid with finial, the front engraved with armorial crest depicting crown and unicorn, engraved to underside with monogram "M/ I*E," marked to body near upper rim.

H: 3 3/4 in. W: 2 in. L: 2 3/4 in. (including handle), Weight: 2.81 oz. t.

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 22, 2016
A private New Jersey collection.

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