• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 278

    A SET OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES WITH FOUR OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE COVERS, STANDS AND LINERS

    THE DISHES WITH THE MARK OF RICHARD COOKE, LONDON, 1806, THE STANDS WITH THE MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES WITH FOUR OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE COVERS, STANDS AND LINERS
    THE DISHES WITH THE MARK OF RICHARD COOKE, LONDON, 1806, THE STANDS WITH THE MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON
    The dishes each shaped oblong and with gadrooned borders, the domed covers with foliage loop handles, the part-lobed bases with foliage loop handles and on bun feet, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, the dishes each engraved with a crest, the dishes each marked on one end
    13½ in. (34.2 cm.) wide over handles
    the dishes 109 oz. (3,385 gr.)
    The arms are those of Antrobus, for Sir Edmund Antrobus, 1st Bt. (d.1826) of Antrobus Hall, co. Chester. Sir Edmund was both a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries. He was created a baronet in 1815 with a special remainder to his nephews. He died unmarried in 1826. (4)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.