• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 257

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS

    MARK OF LOUIS LAROCHE, LONDON, 1730

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS
    MARK OF LOUIS LAROCHE, LONDON, 1730
    Each oval on stepped base, with two scroll handles and two beak-form spouts, later engraved with a crest, marked underneath
    8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) wide
    30 oz. (932 gr.)
    The crest and motto are those of Fitzgerald as granted to Lt. Gen. Sir Augustine Fitzgerald, 1st (d.1834) of Newmarket-on-Fergus, co. Clare, Ireland. (2)


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