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A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS
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A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS

MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1735

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A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS
MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1735
Each shaped oval and on four paw and shell feet, with reeded and shell rim, chased below the rim with shells and foliage scrolls, with a scroll handle, later engraved beneath the lip with a cypher below a baron's coronet, each marked underneath
8¼ in. (21 cm.) long
34 oz (1,074 gr.)
The cypher is that of the Barons Ashburton, perhaps for Louisa Caroline Baring (1827-1903), second wife of William Bingham Baring, 2nd Baron Ashburton (1799-1864). (2)
Provenance
Probably The Property of a Gentleman, [A.P Lloyd and Edward Brooke]; Christie's London, 2 May 1887, lot 115 (£48 11s 7d to Bone)
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Lot Essay

For a similar pair on a pedestal foot, also hallmarked for 1735, see P. A. S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie His Life and Work, London, 1935, pl. C, p. 97

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