• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 87

    A GEORGE I PROVINCIAL BEAKER

    MARK OF FRANCIS BATTY (II), NEWCASTLE, 1721

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE I PROVINCIAL BEAKER
    MARK OF FRANCIS BATTY (II), NEWCASTLE, 1721
    The plain tapering sides crested and engraved with presentation inscription Felton, North-Moore Plate. Edward Horsley Widdrington Esqr. Donor 1723., and crest, the underside engraved with scratchweight 7-2
    4½ in. (11.6 cm.) high
    5 oz. (155 gr.)
    The crest is that of Widdrington


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    Provenance

    Edward Horsley Widdrington of Felton, Northumberland (b. circa 1695- 1762) and thence by descent to the Widdringtons of Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 233.