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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 619

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET

    MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE AND EDWARD STAMPER, LONDON, 1755

    Price Realised  

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    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
    MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE AND EDWARD STAMPER, LONDON, 1755
    Shaped oval and on spreading pierced skirt foot, with twisted wire rim above pierced lattice sides, with overhead openwork handle, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked near rim, the base further engraved with a scratchweight '27=10'
    13 in. (33 cm.) wide
    26 oz. (809.5 gr.)
    The arms are those of FitzHerbert impaling Perrin, for William FitzHerbert (1748-1791) and his wife Sarah (d.1791), only daughter of William Perrin of Jamaica, who he married in 1777. William was later created a baronet in 1784.


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