• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER ENTREE-DISHES

    MARK OF BENJAMIN STEPHENSON, LONDON, 1774

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER ENTREE-DISHES
    MARK OF BENJAMIN STEPHENSON, LONDON, 1774
    Engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked underneath, engraved with a scratchweight '20"12'; '21"4'; '20"15' and '20"3'
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide
    82 oz. (2,554 gr.)
    The arms are those of Rushout impaling Bowes, for Sir John Rushout, 5th Bt. (1738-1800) and Rebecca (d.1818), daughter of Humphrey Bowles of Wanstead, Essex, who he married in 1766. Sir John succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1764 and was created Baron Northwick in 1797. (4)


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    Provenance

    Captain E. G. Spencer-Churchill, M.C., The Northwick Park Collection; Christie's, London, 26 May 1965, lot 114 (£900 to Harvey and Gore).