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Summer Fine Art and Antique Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 782

7 pcs. European Silver, incl. Communion Paten & Spanish Colonial

Estimate: $700 - $900

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Seven (7) silver items, including sterling communion tray and Spanish Colonial .800 silver candlestick. 1st item: one (1) Greek Orthodox communion paten with Greek inscription and rosette to the top, repousse crosses and foliate designs to body, and bead course to base, unmarked but tests sterling (6 1/2" H x 7 3/8" dia.). 2nd item: Lidded creamer with a three-dimensional cross finial and spiral scroll handle, repousse foliate design to body, stamped "925" to finial and shoulder (5" H x 3 1/4" W x 2" D), late 19th or early 20th century. 3rd item: One (1) Spanish Colonial silver candlestick, late 17th or early 18th century, with repousse foliate designs, downturned leaf accents, and a square base (13 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W x 4 3/4" D), illegibly marked to base, tests .800 silver. 4th and 5th items: two (2) cups with hexagonal bases and incised foliate and geometric designs (3 3/8" H x 3" dia.). Unmarked but test .800 silver. 19th century. 6th-7th item: Two (2) silver beakers or kiddush cups with engine turned designs to bodies, including one with chevron and trefoil central band and cartouche inscribed "Emma", stamped with illegible maker's mark and "3" to underside (3" H x 2 1/2" dia); and one (1) with foliate scroll central band, bead course to shoulder and base, and shield with inscription "Ulrike", stamped with maker's mark "A" to underside. Both also stamped 800 to underside (2 3/4" H x 2 5/8" dia.). Continental, late 19th century. 17.410 total troy ounces sterling. 19.690 total troy ounces .800 silver.

The Collection of Dr. Joe Newsom Rawlings, Davisboro, Georgia.


1st-2nd items: Overall good condition with scattered surface scratches; paten with slight denting to base and tray. 3rd-5th items: Overall good condition with scattered denting throughout and minor scattered surface scratches. Both cups with two remnant areas where handles may have originally been. 6th-7th items: Overall good condition with minute scattered surface scratches and minor denting to bases.