20 January 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A GEORGE III PROVINCIAL SILVER MEAT SKEWER
MARK OF DOROTHY LANGLANDS, NEWCASTLE, 1806
Engraved with crest and initial C for Cook; another George III skewer by Thomas Wallis (II), London, 1798; a pair of Irish silver Onslow pattern sauce ladles by Alexander Richards, Dublin, 1759, later initialled W; a plain drum mustard pot by Horace Woodward & Co. Ltd., Birmingham, 1918 with associated mustard spoon, both engraved with Widdrington crest, the latter with initials SW; and a silver-gilt cup and cover in the 17th century style by A. E. Jones, London, 1903
24 oz. (744 gr.) (6)
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Reverend Joseph Cook (1759-1844) and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.