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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    TWO REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT AND ENGRAVED-GLASS ICE-PAILS

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    TWO REGENCY ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT AND ENGRAVED-GLASS ICE-PAILS
    CIRCA 1820
    Each with flared removable shallow dish and tapering body encircled by an oak-leaf band with bacchante heads at each side below the handles, on a waisted socle
    One: 10 in. (21.5 cm.) high; 10 in. (21.5 cm.) diameter
    The other: 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) diameter
    The smaller vase with the arms of William Forbes-Stuart, the quartered arms of Stuart and Forbes granted 31 August 1821.
    The larger vase with the armorial of Hobson, Spalding, Lincolnshire. (2)


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    Provenance

    The larger vase: The Hobson family, Spalding, Lincolnshire.
    The smaller vase: William Forbes-Stuart, Lower Thames Street and Highbury Place, London, by 1821.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's South Kensington, 10 November 2005, lot 52.