This c.1760 Channel Islands silver sauce boat sold for £5200 at Thomson Roddick of Dumfries.

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This c.1760 silver sauce boat pictured above took a five-times estimate £5200 at Thomson Roddick (20% buyer’s premium) of Dumfries on December 9.

The 12oz boat, catalogued as by Jean Henry of Guernsey, went to a local buyer. Several Channel Islanders who had registered as online bidders provided the opposition.