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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 213

    TWO GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDIES

    MARK OF WILLIAM VINCENT, LONDON, 1770

    Price Realised  

    TWO GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDIES
    MARK OF WILLIAM VINCENT, LONDON, 1770
    Shaped square, the sides chased with flowering branches and incorporating an engraved coat-of-arms at front in a navette cartouche, the pull-off covers with rose finials
    5 1/8 in. (13.2 cm.) high; 3¼ in. (8.4 cm.) square
    21.25 oz. (659 gr.)
    The arms are those of Ingoldsby of Lincolnshire with the later addition of the probably unrelated coronet and crest for Palmer, Baron Selborne. Sir Roundell Palmer, QC MP (1812-1895), was created a baron on his appointment as Lord Chancellor of England in 1872. He was elevated to an earldom in 1883. (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the arms are not as described in the catalogue note but are those of GERVIS impaling KER.