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Lot 0196
Group of four (4) sterling silver items, including one (1) round Tiffany & Company sterling bowl marked "Tiffany & Co. Makers/20260/8920/Sterling Silver/925-1000/M1", 1 1/8" H x 6 3/8" dia.; one (1) Tiffany & Company child's sterling silver mug monogrammed "Stephen" and marked on the base "Tiffany & Co. Makers/Sterling Silver/20272/M", 2 3/8" H x 3" dia.; one (1) Gorham rectangular sterling box marked on the base with Gorham hallmarks and "Sterling/B2668", 2 7/8" H x 15 3/4" L x 4 3/8" W; and one (1) English Sheffield sterling silver hip flask, maker's marks "J. M & S" and date marks for 1898, 6 3/8" H x 3 3/4" W. 54.25 total troy ounces. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Gilded Age tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the fashion firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction, including an archive containing receipts for furnishings for Bunker Hill. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

All pieces overall good condition. Mug monogrammed, flask with light general surface wear and dent to the top, box and bowl with light surface scratching.

Buyer's Premium

  • 28%

4 Sterling Items, incl. Tiffany & Co.

Estimate $800 - $900Jul 13