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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER CREAM-BOAT AND A VICTORIAN STRAWBERRY-DISH

    MARK OF JOSEPH TAYLOR, LONDON, 1836 AND 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER CREAM-BOAT AND A VICTORIAN STRAWBERRY-DISH
    MARK OF JOSEPH TAYLOR, LONDON, 1836 AND 1840
    Each realistically cast and chased and foliage and on three shell feet, the cream boat with a twisted branch handle, the dish engraved with a crest within a garter motto and below an earl's coronet, each marked near rim
    the cream boat 6¼ in. (16 cm.) wide
    25 oz. (780 gr.)
    The crest is that of Lowther as borne by the Earls of Lonsdale. (2)


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    Provenance

    The Earl of Lonsdale; Christie's, London, 19 February, 1947, lot 216 (£170 to R.W. Lloyd)
    The Executors of the late R.W. Lloyd; Christie's London, 27 May 1959, lot 67 (£260 to Tessiers)


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)


    Literature

    M. Clayton, The Collectors Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, Woodbridge, 1985, p. 149, pl. 200.