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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    A GEORGE IV SILVER MEAT DISH

    MARK OF JOHN HOULE, LONDON, 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV SILVER MEAT DISH
    MARK OF JOHN HOULE, LONDON, 1820
    Shaped oval, with gadrooned border with shell and acanthus leaf decoration at intervals, the border engraved with coat-of-arms and crest, marked on reverse and engraved with scratchweight 59=13
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) diameter; 59 oz. (1837 gr.)


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    John Houle apprenticed to Paul Storr from 1798 to 1807.

    A John Houle silver meat dish with the same border, coat-of-arms, and crest was sold Christie's, New York, 19 April 2002, lot 338.