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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    A MATCHED SET OF FOUR GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SALVERS

    ONE PAIR MARK OF CHARLES MULLIN, THE OTHER MARK OF WILLIAM BOND, ALL DUBLIN, 1770

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    Estimate

    A MATCHED SET OF FOUR GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SALVERS
    ONE PAIR MARK OF CHARLES MULLIN, THE OTHER MARK OF WILLIAM BOND, ALL DUBLIN, 1770
    With gadroon borders, on three hoof feet, the centres engraved with armorial within a rococo cartouche, each with a presentation inscription engraved underneath, 'Presented to Lord & Lady Harmsworth to commemorate the Peerage conferred upon them by His Majesty on the 1st January 1939 and as a mark of esteem and respect from the Directors of The Western Morning News' and 'The Field', contained in an oak presentation box inlaid with engraved brass plaque of the initial H beneath a baron's coronet, and with two engraved plaques to the interior Percy Webster, 17 Queen St. Mayfair and Four silver salvers, Dublin 1770
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diameter
    36.5 oz. (1133 gr.) (4)


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    The arms are those of Massy of Ireland impaling Baker.

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    Provenance

    Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth.