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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 553

    A GEORGE II SILVER WARWICK CRUET

    MARK OF SAMUEL WOOD, LONDON, 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER WARWICK CRUET
    MARK OF SAMUEL WOOD, LONDON, 1740
    The cinquefoil frame on four shell and scroll feet, with shaped ring handle, the frame with five supports and two bottle stoppers, fitted with one large and two smaller silver casters, and two cut-glass bottles with silver stoppers, the frame, casters and bottle stoppers each later engraved with a cypher below a baron's coronet, marked underneath, on handle, on base and cover bezel of each caster and on each bottle stopper, the base further engraved with a scratchweight '45=7'
    7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) wide
    41 oz. (1,273 gr.)
    The cypher is that of the Barons Ashburton, perhaps for Louisa Caroline Baring (1827-1903), second wife of William Bingham Baring, 2nd Baron Ashburton (1799-1864).


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
    (Lots 548-555)