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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    A PAIR OF LARGE GEORGE III SILVER SOUP LADLES

    MARK OF RICHARD CROSSLEY, LONDON, 1792/1805

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LARGE GEORGE III SILVER SOUP LADLES
    MARK OF RICHARD CROSSLEY, LONDON, 1792/1805
    Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern, engraved on the reverse with the Royal Badge and monogram GR, marked on reverse, together with a George III silver soup ladle, Thomas Ellis, London, 1773, with a shell-form bowl and bright-cut Old English handle, the handle engraved with a crest, marked on reverse
    The longest 14½ in. (36.9 cm.) long; 22 oz. 10 dwt. (709 gr.) (3)


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    The monogram and badge are those of George III

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SAN FRANCISCO COLLECTION