Lot 64
Property of a Virginia Collector

American Silver Helmet-Form Creamer
John or James Adam, Alexandria, VA, Circa 1790
Having a gilt-wash interior and the underside stamped twice with maker's mark JA within an oval. Some small surface abrasions.
Height: 6-7/8 in (17.5 cm)
Weight: 6.7 oz

Estimate $1,000-1,500

For a similar example see the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession number 33.120.292


Adam A. Weschler & Son, Inc., Washington, DC, Important Four-Day Estate Catalogue Sale, October 6, 1974, lot 1349

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Sold for $1,500