|A Very Early and Rare American Silver Half-pint Mug, New York c.1755|
Made by Huguenot silversmith Daniel Christian Fueter.
|Lot ID: 267|
|Low Estimate: GBP 6,500|
|High Estimate: GBP 8,500|
|Next Bid: GBP 3,250|
|Sale ID: 1|
|Sale Date: July 14, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual Live Auction|
|Sale Sponsor: British Antique Dealers Association|
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|Location of Origin: North America|
|Medium/Materials: Sterling Silver|
|Dimensions: Height 3.9" (10cm)|
|Weight: 6.2 troy oz (194g)|
|Primary Classification: Jewelry for Sale : Antique Silver and Vertu|
|Daniel Christian Fueter born in Berne, Switzerland in 1720, worked as a goldsmith until 1749, when he took part in a conspiracy of Samuel Henzi to overthrow the aristocratic regime, where he was caught and condemned to death, but managed to escape to London. Where he entered his maker's mark at Goldsmiths' Hall in 1753, with the address of King's Road, Chelsea "next door to the Man In The Moon". He then moved to New York, and an advertisement shows that he was working there in 1754.|
It rare to find examples of his work.
|Item Condition:||Fine scratches all over, a few soft bruises to body, foot strengthened with later added solder (which obscures part of the marks), very old repair to lip.|
|Price:||Price on Request|
|Offered By:||BADA Antiques Auction : 413 Lots : July 14,2016 : 10AM EST|
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