SOLD! for $840.00.
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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. 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.