• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 231

    A WILLIAM III SILVER-GILT PIN CUSHION

    MARK OF JOHN BODINGTON, LONDON, 1700

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM III SILVER-GILT PIN CUSHION
    MARK OF JOHN BODINGTON, LONDON, 1700
    Oblong with gadrooned rim and sides, on four-part fluted bun-feet, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked near rim
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) wide
    The arms are those of Master impaling Legh, for Sir Streynsham Master (1640-1723) of Codnor Castle, co. Derby, who was at one time the Governor of Fort St. George in the West Indies, and his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Legh of Lyme, co. Chester.


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    Provenance

    Miss Faith Moore (d.1944), daughter of John G. Moore, founder of the brokerage firm of Moore and Schley, New York.
    with Brand Inglis, London, 1984.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (LOTS 224-231)


    Exhibited

    London, 25 Park Lane, W.1, Loan Exhibition of Old English Plate, 1929, part of no. 345, (lent by Miss Faith Moore).