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A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS
PROPERTY OF THE 10TH DUKE OF LEEDS WILL TRUST LOTS 618-619
A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS

MARK OF JOHN HUGH LE SAGE, LONDON, 1744

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A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCEBOATS
MARK OF JOHN HUGH LE SAGE, LONDON, 1744
Each on shaped oval base and with fluted body, with leaf-capped scroll handle and shell and scroll border, each engraved with the Royal arms within Garter motto and below the Royal crown, marked on base, further engraved with scratchweights 'N3 20 15' and 'No.6 19'
8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm.) long
37 oz. 8 dwt. (1163 gr.)
The Royal arms are those of King George II (r.1727-1760).
Provenance
Presumably a perquisite of office given to Thomas, 4th Duke of Leeds (1713-1789) on his appointment as Lord of the Bedchamber to King George II in 1748, and then by descent.

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