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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 239

    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE II SILVER DINNER-PLATES

    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1759

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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 49 18=0'; 'No 50 18=4'; 'No 51 18=1'; 'No 52 17=15'; 'No 53 18=2'; 'No 54 17=18'; 'No 55 17=11'; 'No 56 18=1'; 'No 57 18=1'; 'No 58 18=4'; 'No 59 17=18' and 'No 60 17=15'
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diam.
    211 oz. (6,553 gr.)
    The arms are the same as on the previous lot (12)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, December 14 & 15, 1977, lot 590
    A European Collector; Christie's New York, 17 October 2002, lot 151