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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 302

    A GEORGE III SILVER VEGETABLE DISH AND COVER

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1803

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER VEGETABLE DISH AND COVER
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1803
    Circular, with gadrooned rim and drop-ring handles, the cover with reeded handle, later engraved with crest below baron's coronet, marked on side, handles and cover
    9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
    47 oz. (1,469 gr.)
    The crest is that of Baring for the Barons Ashburton.


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    Provenance

    Presumably Alexander, 1st Baron Ashburton (1774-1848) and then by descent to the second wife and widow of Francis, 5th Baron Ashburton (1866-1938), Frances (d.1959), daughter James Caryll Donnelly of New York.
    Frances, Lady Ashburton; Christie's London, 15 February 1939, lot 28, a pair (£13 to Comyns).