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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 543

    A GEORGE III SILVER TRAY

    MARK OF JAMES YOUNG, LONDON, 1789

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER TRAY
    MARK OF JAMES YOUNG, LONDON, 1789
    Oval and with beaded border and similar bracket handles, the centre engraved with a band of rosettes and a coat-of-arms within oval ribbon-tied cartouche, marked on reverse
    23¾ in. (60.5 cm.) high
    72oz. (2,290 gr.)
    The arms are those of Tennyson with the cadency mark of a mullet for the third son impaling Sellwood, for Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892), later created 1st Baron Tennyson in 1884, and his wife Emily (1813-1896), daughter of Henry Sellwood (1782-1867).


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 30 October 1974, lot 62