• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 372

    A COLLECTED SET OF GEORGE III/VICTORIAN SILVER FIDDLE AND THREAD PATTERN FLATWARE

    VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, LONDON, 1776-1843

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COLLECTED SET OF GEORGE III/VICTORIAN SILVER FIDDLE AND THREAD PATTERN FLATWARE
    VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, LONDON, 1776-1843
    Comprising: 10 table spoons, 10 table forks, 8 dessert spoons and 2 dessert forks; also six fiddle pattern dessert forks and 8 tea spoons; all variously engraved with eagle or elephant crest; also 6 George I silver rat tail table spoons engraved with crest; 11 fruit knives, Sheffield, 1910; and a Victorian silver mustard pot, 1893, all contained in a brass-mounted canteen
    93 oz. (2,883 gr.)
    The eagle crest is that of Stanley


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    Mary Elizabeth Stewart-MacKenzie (d. 1931) married first Col. Hon. John Constantine Stanley (d. 1878) and secondly Francis Heary, 1st and last Lord St. Helier, P.C., G.C.B.

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    Provenance

    Mary Elizabeth Stewart-Mackenzie (d. 1931) and by descent to the current owner.