• 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 344

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER ENTREE-DISHES, COVERS AND OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE STANDS

    MARK OF DIGBY SCOTT AND BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1802

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER ENTREE-DISHES, COVERS AND OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE STANDS
    MARK OF DIGBY SCOTT AND BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1802
    Each oblong with gadrooned borders and detachable reeded loop handles, engraved with a coat-of-arms, the conforming stands with foliage scroll handles and leaf-capped lion's paw feet, marked on dish and cover
    the stands 13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) wide
    105 oz. (3,275 gr.)
    The arms are those of Durrant for Sir Thomas Durrant of Scottow, 2nd Bt. (1775-1829), son of Sir Thomas Durrant, created 1st Bt. in 1784 and his wife Susannah (d. 1833), eldest daughter of Hambleton Custance in 1773. Sir Thomas, 2nd Bt. married in 1799 Miss Steenbergen. (2)


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