20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 42,050
Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
A GEORGE II SILVER PUNCH-BOWL
MARK OF ANTHONY NELME, LONDON, 1731
Compressed hemispherical and on stepped spreading foot, with moulded borders and slightly exerted rim, engraved with a coat-of-arms, within baroque cartouche marked underneath
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) diam.
68 oz. (2,121 gr.)
The arms are those of Butler, probably for the Butler family of Kirkland Hall, co. Lancaster.
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