November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 88
 

88

A silver coffeepot
William Hollingshead (1728-1808), Philadelphia, PA, circa 1770

Of baluster form, on footed base with gadrooning, domed lid with gadrooned rim and urn-form finial, spout issuing from rocaille join, scrolled wood handle, the body engraved with rococo cartouche containing monogram "LP," marked three times to underside.

H: 12 1/2 in. W: 4 3/4 in. L: 9 1/2 in. (including handle and spout), Weight: 34.405 oz. t. (including wood handle)

Provenance

The Collection of Ella Parsons, American Art Association, New York, cat. #4262, May 15, 1936, lot 333
The Clapp & Graham Co., illustrated in Antiques (November 1936), p. 197
Christie's, New York, January 19, 1990, lot 256
Christie's, New York, January 20, 2006, lot 199
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Nusrala
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, June 18, 2019
A private New Jersey collection.

Exhibition History

Art Treasures Exhibition, Parke-Bernet, New York, June 16-30, 1955, cat. no. 301
Philadelphia Silver 1682-1800, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, April 14 - May 27, 1956, cat. no. 128
Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections, St. Louis, Missouri, June - August, 1999.

Literature

"Philadelphia Silver," The Philadelphia Museum Bulletin, vol. LI, no. 249 (Spring 1956), cat. no. 128
Conradsen, David, Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections, St. Louis Art Museum, 1999, cat. 42, p. 100-101
Kane, Patricia E., "Living with Antiques: A St. Louis Couple Collects," The Magazine Antiques (May 2002), p. 114, pl. V.

Sold for $37,800
Estimated at $20,000 - $30,000


 

Of baluster form, on footed base with gadrooning, domed lid with gadrooned rim and urn-form finial, spout issuing from rocaille join, scrolled wood handle, the body engraved with rococo cartouche containing monogram "LP," marked three times to underside.

H: 12 1/2 in. W: 4 3/4 in. L: 9 1/2 in. (including handle and spout), Weight: 34.405 oz. t. (including wood handle)

Provenance

The Collection of Ella Parsons, American Art Association, New York, cat. #4262, May 15, 1936, lot 333
The Clapp & Graham Co., illustrated in Antiques (November 1936), p. 197
Christie's, New York, January 19, 1990, lot 256
Christie's, New York, January 20, 2006, lot 199
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Nusrala
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, June 18, 2019
A private New Jersey collection.

Exhibition History

Art Treasures Exhibition, Parke-Bernet, New York, June 16-30, 1955, cat. no. 301
Philadelphia Silver 1682-1800, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, April 14 - May 27, 1956, cat. no. 128
Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections, St. Louis, Missouri, June - August, 1999.

Literature

"Philadelphia Silver," The Philadelphia Museum Bulletin, vol. LI, no. 249 (Spring 1956), cat. no. 128
Conradsen, David, Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections, St. Louis Art Museum, 1999, cat. 42, p. 100-101
Kane, Patricia E., "Living with Antiques: A St. Louis Couple Collects," The Magazine Antiques (May 2002), p. 114, pl. V.

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