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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 238

    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE II SILVER DINNER-PLATES

    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1759

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    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE II SILVER DINNER-PLATES
    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1759
    Each shaped circular and with a gadrooned rim, engraved with a coat-of-arms, each marked on the back, the backs further engraved with a number and a scratchweight 'No 37 17=18'; 'No 38 18=0'; 'No 39 18=5'; 'No 40 18=0'; 'No 41 18=3'; 'No 42 18=3'; 'No 43 17=14'; 'No 44 18=0'; 'No 45 18=1'; 'No 46 18=7'; 'No 47 18=5' and 'No 48 17=12'
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diam.
    211 oz. (6,572 gr.)
    The arms are those of Skynner with Remington in pretence, for Stephen Skynner (d. circa 1764) and his wife Mary, daughter of Samuel Remington of Low Layton, co. Essex (d. circa 1731), whom he married in 1727. (12)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, December 14 & 15, 1977, lot 589
    A European Collector; Christie's New York, 17 October 2002, lot 150


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY