• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    A PAIR OF EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER FIDDLE, THREAD AND SHELL PATTERN ASPARAGUS SERVERS

    MARK OF WILLIAM ELEY, LONDON, 1838

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER FIDDLE, THREAD AND SHELL PATTERN ASPARAGUS SERVERS
    MARK OF WILLIAM ELEY, LONDON, 1838
    Together with a George IV provincial silver marrow scoop, mark of James Bell, Newcastle, 1825, engraved with crest of Cook above initials JC; and a pair of Victorian silver grape scissors by Rawlings and Summers, London, 1840
    12.5 oz. (388 gr.) (3)


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    Provenance

    Reverend Joseph Cook (1759-1844) and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.