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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER SALT CELLARS

    MARK OF DAVID HENNELL, LONDON, 1749

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER SALT CELLARS
    MARK OF DAVID HENNELL, LONDON, 1749
    Each circular on three hoof feet, and gadrooned rim, engraved with a crest; together with a pair of similar salt cellars with shell feet, David and Robert Hennell, London, 1763-65; and four Hanoverian pattern spoons, mark of Eden Wintle, London, 1828; two Fiddle pattern, London, 1843, maker's mark LS overstriking, marked on bases and reverses of spoons
    The salt cellars 3 in. (7.6 cm.) diameter; 20 oz. 10 dwt. (647 gr.) (10)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 20 April 2000, lot 262


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA COLLECTOR