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    Sale 5904

    Christie's Interiors

    31 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 689

    A GEORGE I SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP

    MARK OF THOMAS RUSH, LONDON, 1725

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP
    MARK OF THOMAS RUSH, LONDON, 1725
    The body applied with a narrow girdle, one side later engraved with coat-of-arms within a rococo cartouche, on pedestal foot
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) high; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter
    20 oz. (620 gr.)
    The crest is similar to that of Johnson.

    The cartouche is engraved with a design similar to an early one recorded for Kytchyn of Isleworth, Middlesex and of Belper, Derbyshire. The interlaced A is stylistically of much later date.


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