Sale 19DD01 | Lot 176

Set of Twelve English Sterling Silver Chargers

Catalogue: Doyle+Design

Lot Details

Lot 176
Set of Twelve English Sterling Silver Chargers
Gilbert Marks, London, 1897
Each circular, the border embossed with different floral specimens and incised signature and date 1898. Diameter 8 5/8 inches, total approximately 122 ounces.

Gilbert Marks (1861-1905) was widely admired for his works during his short lifetime. Very much a proponent of the Arts & Crafts movement that was revitalizing silver design, Marks was quoted in The Artist in 1898: "I do the designs myself, and never produce a duplicate. No dies or machinery are used and so the artist's fancy is at work upon the subject in hand from the moment when the design is first conceived."

C Estate of Bruce C. Denton, Chester, SC

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition overall; clearly hallmarked and signed with script signature to rims; good gauge (not flimsy); center fields with marking and scratching as expected from normal use; three with heavier scratching including knife marks

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Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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