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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 171

    A GEORGE IV SILVER AND SILVER PLATED DINNER-SERVICE

    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1825

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    A GEORGE IV SILVER AND SILVER PLATED DINNER-SERVICE
    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1825
    The silver comprising: a teapot; a sugar basin and a cream jug; the Old Sheffield plate comprising: an oval basket with overhead swing handle; a pair of entreé dishes, covers and stands; an oblong tray on four paw feet and a chamber candlestick, each piece engraved with a crest or coat-of-arms
    the tray 30 in. (76 cm.) wide
    gross weight of silver 57 oz. (1,766 gr.)
    The crest is that of Bogle, the arms are those of Bogle impaling Bogle, each of Shettlestone, co. Lanark presumably for Archibald Bogle who married Janet Bogle, his cousin, in 1825. The arms were first granted in Edinburgh to Andrew Bogle in 1806, presumably the brother of George Bogle (c.1761-1813) of Effingham, Surrey and Burlington Street, Middlesex. The family at some point arrived Glasgow where they were successful merchants with extensive interests in Jamaica. (8)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE BOGLE SERVICE
    (Lots 171-173)