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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A GEORGE III SILVER ONE PINT MUG

    MARK OF ROBERTSON & DARLING, NEWCASTLE, 1797

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER ONE PINT MUG
    MARK OF ROBERTSON & DARLING, NEWCASTLE, 1797
    Plain tapering on a skirted foot with reeded borders, the scroll handle with initials N over T*B
    5 3/8in. (13.75cm.) high
    9oz.


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    Sir David Brown (1904-1993) was famous for his ownership of the Aston Martin marque. The legendary 'DB' series of Aston Martin cars, including the DB5 driven by James Bond and the DB7, were named after him. He was knighted in 1968.

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    Provenance

    A wedding gift from Mr. & Mrs. David Brown, 15 July 1952.
    12 Albion Mews, Bayswater, W6, 1952-1956.
    Fort Belvedere, Runnymede, Surrey, 1956-1976.
    Virginia Water Cottage, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.