Full Details for Lot 159


Sale 534 Lot 159  

SILVER: Matthew Boulton (English, 1728 - 1809), Old Sheffield plate chamber stick with drip catcher and removable mounted snuffer, repeating gadroon, shell and acanthus leaf borders, scalloped design to interior of catcher and nozzle, double sun hallmarks to base, wear consistent with age and use including expected minor damages and imperfections, rubbed areas, etc., 4 1/2"h. x 5 3/4" diam. [PROVENANCE: Purchased from C. J. Vander, London, in July 1952, and subsequently owned by descent.] [EXHIBITED: Part of the Gillmor Silver Collection, of which many pieces were in the following exhibits: "English Silver from the Gillmor Collection", Dec. 19th, 1986 - Feb. 6th, 1987, Fine Arts Gallery, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Missouri; "English Silver from the Gillmor Collection", March 19th -31st , 1988, The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri; "Halls British Event", Nov. 9th - Dec. 1st , 1983, Halls Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri; "Antique Silver", June 12th, 1969, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri.]
Estimate $100-200

Sold for US$225

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