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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS

    MARK OF THOMAS ROBINS, LONDON, 1808

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS
    MARK OF THOMAS ROBINS, LONDON, 1808
    Oblong, each on four shell and paw feet, the reeded handles terminating in leafage, gadrooned borders, the domed covers with leaf-capped double-stalk handles, engraved either side of cover and body with armorial
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) long
    119 oz. (3693 gr.) (4)


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    The arms are that of Lady Mary Abdy, widow of Sir Anthony Abdy, Bt, KC, MP for Knaresborough who died in 1803. She survived until 1829.

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