• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 134

    A GEORGE IV SILVER AND SHEFFIELD-PLATED MEAT DISH, COVER AND STAND

    MARK OF WILLIAM ELEY, LONDON, 1824

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV SILVER AND SHEFFIELD-PLATED MEAT DISH, COVER AND STAND
    MARK OF WILLIAM ELEY, LONDON, 1824
    Oval Sheffield-plated warming dish with two handles on four gadrooned disc feet, the silver oval dish with reed and tie rim, with well-and-tree center, oval dish fitted with an oval mazarine pierced with scrolls, the Sheffield-plated large dome with reed and tie rim, with heraldic silver handle formed as a cat, marked Benjamin Smith, London, 1824, the mazarine engraved with crest and coronet, the oval dish engraved with crest on rim, dome engraved on one side with Marquess's armorials, marked on dish, mazarine and cover
    28 in. (71.1 cm.) long over handle, 17 in. (43.1 cm.) high; 508 oz. 10 dwt. (15820 gr.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    The arms are those of Ulick John de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde (1802-1874)

    Ulick John de Burgh held numerous important government posts including Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Yeoman of the Guard, Privy Counsel member, Ambassador to Russia, and Postmaster-General.

    CAPTION: 1st Marquess of Clanricarde, Ulick John de Burgh (1802-1874), Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London