Lot 675: PAIR OF EARLY GEORGE III ARMORIAL SILVER TRIPOD SAUCE BOATS, OF AMERICAN INTEREST, WITH LATER INSCRIPTIONS

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October 30, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Hudson, NY, US
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Description: PAIR OF EARLY GEORGE III ARMORIAL SILVER TRIPOD SAUCE BOATS, OF AMERICAN INTEREST, WITH LATER INSCRIPTIONS
Marks possibly Daniel Smith, and Robert Sharp, London, 1763, one with French import mark of insect over Roman Numeral V in a rectangle; each with engraved armorial at one side and the initials G.R. in script at the other, beneath gadroon rim, flanked by double scroll handle, on shell-backed scroll feet, ending in shell pad feet; each later engraved ''This belonged to the Hon. George Read of Delaware 1733-1798, (son of Col. John Read 1688-1756) Royal Attorney General 1763-1744-Author of Addresses to the King from Del. Legislature also of first Constitution & First edition of Laws of Delaware, one of the two Statesmen and the only Southern Statesman who signed the three great State papers on which our history is founded, viz: the Original Petition to the King of the Congress of 1774, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States. He was more-over President & Chief Justice of Delaware, Judge of the National Court of Appeals in Admiralty, and United States Senator twice elected. This silver was inherited by his son the Hon. John Read 1769-1854, by his grandson the Hon. John Meredith Read Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, and by his great grandson, General John Meredith Read and also engraved ''This gravy boat was made in 1763 by Danl. Smith and Robt. Sharp, Westmorland Buildings, London, who were makers of the pair of Tankards for Trinity College, Oxford, exhibited at South Kensington Museum, 1862''. 4 7/8 x 8 1/2 in., approx. 24.7 oz.
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Meticulous Movers
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Frank LaBarbera's
Specializing in Fine Arts & Antique Furniture Moving
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P.O. Box 100
Slate Hill, NY 10972-0100


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41-20 39th St, Queens, NY 11104
(718) 706-7999
Buyer's Premium
27.0%
From: To: Increment:
$0 $199 $25
$200 $499 $50
$500 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $2,500
$30,000 $99,999 $5,000
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Shipping Information: Unfortunately we are unable to pack, ship or dismantle any items. The following is a list of shippers in our area:

Arnoff Pack & Ship
Fine Arts Services
DHL/FedEx/UPS & LTL
Terri Proper
351 Millerton Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
T (860) 435-2909
F (860) 435-8119
tproper@arnoff.com



Arnoff Pack & Ship
Fine Arts Services
DHL/FedEx/UPS & LTL
Ashwani Dogra
1282 Dutchess Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
T (845) 790-6281
F (845) 452-3606
adogra@arnoff.com



UPS Store #4541
Elise Anderson
Todd O'Brien
Kings Mall
1200 Ulster Avenue (#35A)
Kingston, New York 12401
tel #845-336-4877
fax#845-336-3832
email: store4541@theupsstore.com



Meticulous Movers
Owners: Josh and Mike
T: 845-256-7047
F: 845-256-7039
meticulousmovers@live.com


Frank LaBarbera's
Specializing in Fine Arts & Antique Furniture Moving
Local and Long Distance
Phone: 845-355-7770
Fax: 845-355-7771
Email: info@franklabarbera.com
P.O. Box 100
Slate Hill, NY 10972-0100


INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:

Gander and White
21-44 44th Rd, Queens, NY 11101
(718) 784-8444

Bourlet
38-20 Review Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 392-9770

Cadogan Tate
41-20 39th St, Queens, NY 11104
(718) 706-7999
Buyer's Premium: The purchase price paid by the buyer shall be the amount of the final bid plus a twenty-seven percent (27%) buyer's premium, discounted to twenty-five percent (25%) for cash or check. For example, if the final bid is $500, the purchase price is $635. All purchases are subject to state and local taxes where applicable, which are computed on the purchase price. If any part of the purchase price is paid by credit card, the buyer's premium shall be calculated at twenty-seven percent (27%) on the entire purchase.
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