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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER MEAT DISHES

    MARK OF WILLIAM CRIPPS, LONDON, 1759

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER MEAT DISHES
    MARK OF WILLIAM CRIPPS, LONDON, 1759
    Each shaped oval, with gadrooned rim, the border engraved with a Duke's armorials, each marked on reverse, also engraved with scratchweight 31oz. 10. and 30oz.
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) long; 60 oz. (1881 gr.) (2)


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    The arms are those of Somerset, as borne by the Dukes of Beaufort, probably for Henry, 5th Duke of Beaufort (1744-1803).

    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 20 April 2000, lot 254


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA COLLECTOR