• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 89

    A WILLIAM IV PROVINCIAL SILVER SOUP TUREEN

    MARK OF JAMES BELL, NEWCASTLE, 1835

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM IV PROVINCIAL SILVER SOUP TUREEN
    MARK OF JAMES BELL, NEWCASTLE, 1835
    Of oval bellied form on foliate pedestal foot, and cover with wheat-sheaf crest finial, one side engraved with coat-of-arms, the other with presentation inscription; together with Minutes of the Proceedings of the committee appointed to present the Reverend Joseph Cook, A.M., with a service of plate as a memorial of respect, 1835, 4to., manuscript record book, 26 leaves, headings with penwork figures, straight-grained green morocco gilt by Davison of Alnwick, front cover lettered with title, Cook's Newton Hall bookplate
    15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) long, handle-to-handle
    95 oz. (2945 gr.)
    The arms are those of Cook quartering Barker.


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    Reverend Joseph Cook (1759-1844) of Newton Hall, was vicar of Chatton and Shilbottle.

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    Provenance

    Reverend Joseph Cook (1759-1844), and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 238.