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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 567

    A GEORGE II SILVER KETTLE, STAND AND LAMP

    MARK OF BENJAMIN GIGNAC, LONDON, 1750

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER KETTLE, STAND AND LAMP
    MARK OF BENJAMIN GIGNAC, LONDON, 1750
    The inverted pear shaped kettle, the shoulder repoussé chased with flowers and scrolls on matted ground, with overhead leather covered swing handle, the hinged cover similarly chased with flower finial, the stand on three rocaille and flower feet, with pierced shell and floral garlands, the kettle engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked under kettle and under lamp, the covers unmarked
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high
    gross weight 67 oz. (2,074 gr.)
    The arms are those of FitzHerbert impaling Meynell, for William FitzHerbert (1712-1772) and his wife Mary (d. 1753), daughter of Littleton Poyntz Meynell, of Bradley, Derbyshire.


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