• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 270

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1750

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1750
    Shaped circular on lion's mask feet, with cast openwork vine, shell, mask and insect border, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on the back, further engraved with scratchweight '157=6'
    23¼ in. (59 cm.) diam.
    153 oz. (4,744 gr.)
    The arms are those of Dowdeswell.


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    Provenance

    The Trustees of the Dowdeswell Settled Estates and the Rev. G. Berens Dowdeswell, Pull Court, Bushley, Nr. Tewkesbury; Messers George Trollope & Sons and Moore & Sons, 11 January 1933, lot 570.