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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF ROBERT JONES (I), LONDON, 1775

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF ROBERT JONES (I), LONDON, 1775
    Shaped circular with bead and foliate border, on four ball and claw feet, the centre engraved with armorial, the underside engraved with scratchweight 57"8
    16¼ in. (41.5 cm.) diameter
    57 oz. (1767 gr.)
    The arms are believed to be for the 2nd marriage of Sir William Innes, 8th baronet of Balvenie, to Mary Maria, daughter and heiress of Major Parsons of York. Sir William Innes, Lt. Col. 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) died aged 100 in 1817,
    leaving no male issue.


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