• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 381

    A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF JOHN SCOFIELD, LONDON, 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF JOHN SCOFIELD, LONDON, 1780
    Circular with bead borders and four part-fluted bracket feet, the centre engraved with coat-of-arms within an oval ribbon and wreath cartouche
    15 in. (38 cm.) diameter
    47 oz. (1,457 gr.)
    The arms are those of Sir William Lemon of Carclew, near Falmouth and his wife nee Jane Butler of Morval, Cornwall.


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    Sir William Lemon came from a family of pioneering Cornish mining engineers. He served as MP for Cornwall and was made a baronet in 1774. His wife bore two sons and eight daughters before Sir William died in 1824.

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