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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 275

    A GEORGE III SILVER VEGETABLE-DISH AND COVER

    MARK OF ANDREW FOGELBERG AND STEPHEN GILBERT, LONDON, 1783

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER VEGETABLE-DISH AND COVER
    MARK OF ANDREW FOGELBERG AND STEPHEN GILBERT, LONDON, 1783
    Circular and with slightly tapering sides, the conforming domed cover with a foliage-capped vase finial, the cover further engraved with foliage, with a part turned wood handle, later engraved with the Royal arms with the arms of Hanover below an elector's crown in pretence, marked near rim and on cover bezel, the base further engraved with a scratchweight '39"7'
    8¾ in. (22 cm.) diam.
    38 oz. (1,172 gr.)
    The Royal arms are those of King George III as borne between 1801 and 1816.


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly supplied by the Royal Goldsmiths Jefferys and Jones to
    John, 3rd Duke of Dorset (1745-1799) for his embassy to Paris in 1784, and then by descent


    Literature

    Manuscript account from the Royal Goldsmiths, Jefferys and Jones, Cockspur Street, near Charing Cross, 1 April 1784, (Kent Archives Office), one from a set of '4 casseroles & covers 156 [oz.] 15 [dwt.] fa[shioning] 2/3 per oz handles 8 £59.3.8.