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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOATS

    MARK OF WILLIAM SKEEN, LONDON, 1766

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOATS
    MARK OF WILLIAM SKEEN, LONDON, 1766
    With gadroon rims, on a fluted lozenge-shaped foot chased with stylised shells
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high; 8 5/8 in. (21.8 cm.) long
    44 oz. (1364 gr.)
    The arms are those of Hanmer quartering Talbot and Powis with a label for difference and Bucknall quartering Skipp in pretence, for the 1808 marriage of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Hanmer (eldest son of Sir Thomas Hanmer, 2nd baronet of Hanmer, Flintshire), of Bettisfield Park, Salop to Arabella Skipp-Dyot Bucknall of Hampton Court, Middlesex (2)


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