November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 87
 

87

A silver cann
Samuel Soumaine (1718-1765), Philadelphia, PA, circa 1760

Of baluster form, with molded foot, scrolled handle with leaf, the front engraved with stylized mirrored monogram "GO," marked to underside.

H: 5 1/4 in. L: 5 in. (including handle), Dia: 3 1/4 in. (diameter of rim), Weight: 14.16 oz. t.

Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, June 18, 2019
A private New Jersey collection.

Sold for $12,600
Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000


 

Of baluster form, with molded foot, scrolled handle with leaf, the front engraved with stylized mirrored monogram "GO," marked to underside.

Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, June 18, 2019
A private New Jersey collection.

Note

Samuel Soumaine was the nephew of the more famous silversmith Simeon Soumain. Born in New York, Samuel moved to Annapolis, Maryland, where he worked from about 1740-1754. He relocated to Philadelphia, working there until he died in 1765.

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