• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    A GEORGE III SILVER COUNTER BOX

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF JOSEPH TAYLOR OF BIRMINGHAM, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER COUNTER BOX
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF JOSEPH TAYLOR OF BIRMINGHAM, CIRCA 1790
    The cover set with a painted miniature of a lady playing a lute, containing four red and black stained ivory gaming counters; also an early Victorian silver wine label, SHERRY, by Reily and Storer, 1837; three silver vinaigrettes, 1794-1801; a circular patch box with wriggle-work engraving, 1806; a caddy spoon by Thomas Willmore of Birmingham, 1801; an unmarked silver etui with 6 of the original 11 fittings; a filigree scent bottle case; a group of four unmarked silver nesting boxes; and a Continental spoon bearing spurious Dutch marks (11)


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