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American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 65
 
Lot 65 - A silver punch strainer

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A silver punch strainer
Benjamin Burt (1729-1805), Boston, MA, circa 1760

Shaped handles, perforated bowl, underside of one handle engraved with monogram "GAP," marked to top of other handle.

H: 1 1/4 in. L: 11 in. Dia: 4 3/4 in. (diameter of bowl), Weight: 4.7 oz. t.

Provenance

J. Herbert Gebelein, 1952
Cornelius Moore Collection
Sotheby's, New York, The Cornelius Moore Collection of Early American Silver, January 31, 1986, lot 118
Iris Schwartz Collection
Sotheby's, New York, The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver, January 20, 2017, lot 3252
Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, February 5, 2017
A private New Jersey collection.

Exhibition History

Early American Silver from the Collection of Cornelius C. Moore, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, January 1961, no. 13
The Point Association of Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, July 21, 1962, no. 23
Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, Massachusetts, March 10, 1963, no. 70
Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, May 17, 1964, no. 70
The New England Silversmith, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, October 23 - November 28, 1965, no. 30
St. Julia's Women's Club, Weston, MA, May 25, 1966, no. 23.
Literature
American Silver 1670-1830, The Cornelius C. Moore Collection at Providence College, item 139, p. 113-14, illustration pl. 114.
Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 238.

Sold for $2,772
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Shaped handles, perforated bowl, underside of one handle engraved with monogram "GAP," marked to top of other handle.

H: 1 1/4 in. L: 11 in. Dia: 4 3/4 in. (diameter of bowl), Weight: 4.7 oz. t.

Provenance

J. Herbert Gebelein, 1952
Cornelius Moore Collection
Sotheby's, New York, The Cornelius Moore Collection of Early American Silver, January 31, 1986, lot 118
Iris Schwartz Collection
Sotheby's, New York, The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver, January 20, 2017, lot 3252
Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, February 5, 2017
A private New Jersey collection.

Exhibition History

Early American Silver from the Collection of Cornelius C. Moore, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, January 1961, no. 13
The Point Association of Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, July 21, 1962, no. 23
Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, Massachusetts, March 10, 1963, no. 70
Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, May 17, 1964, no. 70
The New England Silversmith, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, October 23 - November 28, 1965, no. 30
St. Julia's Women's Club, Weston, MA, May 25, 1966, no. 23.
Literature
American Silver 1670-1830, The Cornelius C. Moore Collection at Providence College, item 139, p. 113-14, illustration pl. 114.
Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 238.
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