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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 285

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME, LONDON, 1708

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    Estimate

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME, LONDON, 1708
    Inverted bell shaped and on spreading lobed foot, the lower body applied with cut-card strapwork, with two leaf-capped handles, the detachable cover with applied cut-card strapwork and baluster finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms below an earl's coronet, marked near handles and on cover bezel, further engraved underneath with scratchweight '81=12'
    12 in. (30 cm.) high
    80 oz. 15 dwt. (2,512 gr.)
    The arms are those of Ligonier as borne by John Ligonier, 1st Earl Ligonier (1680-1770).


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