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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    A GEORGE II SILVER MUG

    MARK OF JOHN EDWARDS, LONDON, 1728

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER MUG
    MARK OF JOHN EDWARDS, LONDON, 1728
    Baluster on spreading foot, the lower body applied with cut-card lobes and foliage, with leaf-capped handle, engraved with a coat-of-arms, the base engraved with initials 'B' over 'T*M', marked underneath
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
    17 oz. (533 gr.)
    The arms of the wife are those of Davison.


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    Provenance

    A Lady of Title; Sotheby's London, 26 January 1967, lot 97.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
    (LOTS 218-250)


    Literature

    V. Brett, The Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940, London,
    1986, p.193, no. 811.