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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 532

    A GEORGE III SILVER TWO-HANDLED TRAY

    MARK OF WILLIAM BENNETT, LONDON, 1809

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER TWO-HANDLED TRAY
    MARK OF WILLIAM BENNETT, LONDON, 1809
    Rectangular with gadroon borders centred by a shell and foliate scrolls on each side, the handles with conforming decoration, the centre engraved with foliate armorial cartouche
    24¼ in. (62.8 cm.) wide handle-to-handle; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep
    86.5 oz. (2682 gr.)


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    The arms are those of Dalgleish of Scotscraig, Scotland

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