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A Queen Anne Silver Cloak Badge
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A Queen Anne Silver Cloak Badge

MARK OF BENJAMIN PYNE, LONDON, 1708

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A Queen Anne Silver Cloak Badge
Mark of Benjamin Pyne, London, 1708
the oval badge with a central embossed depiction of Emery Hill surrounding the initials EH, below a cartouche, engraved with the remains of a coat-of-arms - 11.5cm. (4½in.) high.
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Lot Essay

Illustrated in Michael Clayton, Christie's Pictorial History of English and American Silver, page 131, number 11.

A similar example was offered at Christie's London, 22 March, 1977, (£520).

Emery Hill founded almhouses in various locations including Rochester Row in London.
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