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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 184

    A CHARLES II SILVER PORRINGER, COVER AND STAND

    THE PORRINGER AND COVER LONDON, 1664, MAKER'S MARK IH MONOGRAM, POSSIBLY FOR JOHN HILL, THE STAND LONDON, 1669, MAKER'S MARK RD MULLET BENEATH ATTRIBUTED TO RICHARD DIXON

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II SILVER PORRINGER, COVER AND STAND
    THE PORRINGER AND COVER LONDON, 1664, MAKER'S MARK IH MONOGRAM, POSSIBLY FOR JOHN HILL, THE STAND LONDON, 1669, MAKER'S MARK RD MULLET BENEATH ATTRIBUTED TO RICHARD DIXON
    Each chased with hounds, hares or stags within foliage and flowers in high relief, the stand on trumpet foot, the porringer with fruiting finial and two mask-capped handles, engraved with a crest, marked on porringer, cover and stand
    the stand 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) diam.
    33 oz. (1,038 gr.) (2)


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    The attribution of these maker's marks is based on an ongoing research project at Goldsmith's Hall.

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    Provenance

    Mrs F. B. David Jnr., Brays Island Plantation, Yemassee, South Carolina; Christie's London, 11 December 1963, lot 102.