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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 39

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, PERHAPS 1746

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, PERHAPS 1746
    Shaped circular and on three openwork scroll feet, with an openwork Vitruvian scroll and foliage border, engraved with a coat-of-arms within a bird and rocaille cartouche and surrounded by chased foliage scrolls and lattice-work, marked on the back
    12½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam.
    36 oz. (1,121 gr.)
    The arms are those of Packington impaled by another, probably Redman.


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    The salver, designed in George II French 'picturesque' fashion, evokes love's triumph and is engraved with an armorial cartouche wreathed by an antique-stippled border of flower-festooned and asymetrically scrolled reeds; while its scalloped and everted rim is antique-fretted in Vitruvian wave-scrolls that are also banded by foliated reeds.

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