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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 554

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS

    MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1735

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS
    MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1735
    Each shaped oval and on four paw and shell feet, with reeded and shell rim, chased below the rim with shells and foliage scrolls, with a scroll handle, later engraved beneath the lip with a cypher below a baron's coronet, each marked underneath
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) long
    34 oz (1,074 gr.)
    The cypher is that of the Barons Ashburton, perhaps for Louisa Caroline Baring (1827-1903), second wife of William Bingham Baring, 2nd Baron Ashburton (1799-1864). (2)


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    For a similar pair on a pedestal foot, also hallmarked for 1735, see P. A. S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie His Life and Work, London, 1935, pl. C, p. 97

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    Provenance

    Probably The Property of a Gentleman, [A.P Lloyd and Edward Brooke]; Christie's London, 2 May 1887, lot 115 (£48 11s 7d to Bone)


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
    (Lots 548-555)