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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    A GEORGE II SILVER TUMBLER-CUP

    MARK OF THOMAS WHIPHAM, LONDON, 1756

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER TUMBLER-CUP
    MARK OF THOMAS WHIPHAM, LONDON, 1756
    Tapering cylindrical, engraved with a crest within a garter, marked underneath
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high
    5.4 oz. (169 gr.)
    The crest is that of Scott, probably for Sir Joseph Scott, 1st Bt. (1752-1828) of Great Barr, co. Stafford.


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    Provenance

    With Thomas Lumley, London, 9 June 1982


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)