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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 202

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER BUTTER-DISHES AND STANDS

    MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1854

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER BUTTER-DISHES AND STANDS
    MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1854
    Shaped circular and with drop ring handles, the sides with alternating panels of strapwork, the detachable covers similarly decorated and with a finial cast as a cow, the stands with shaped borders, engraved with a crest, each marked under stands and bases, inside cover, on handles, and on finial, the stands and dishes each stamped 'HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER 7042'
    the stands 7 in. (18 cm.) diam.
    45 oz. (1,384 gr.)
    The crest is that of Mundy (2)


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    Alfred Miller-Mundy (1809-1877) was the son of Edward Miller-Mundy (d.1834) of Shipley Hall, Derbyshire. He married Jane Hindmarsh, daughter of the Governor of South Australia Rear-Admiral Sir John Hindmarsh in 1841. Miller-Mundy had been the Governor Grey's private secretary until his appointment as Colonial Secretary in 1843.

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    Provenance

    Presented to Alfred Miller-Mundy (1809-1877) in recognition of his service as Colonial Secretary of South Australia and then by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
    (Lots 202-207)