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A GEORGE III SILVER INKSTAND
PROPERTY OF THE 10TH DUKE OF LEEDS WILL TRUST LOTS 618-619
A GEORGE III SILVER INKSTAND

MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1816

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A GEORGE III SILVER INKSTAND
MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1816
Oblong with gadrooned borders, two silver-mounted cut-glass inkwells and detachable, engraved with a coat-of-arms below a marquess' coronet, the taperstick base engraved with a crest below a marquess' coronet, marked on base, in inkwell and taperstick bases, taperstick, nozzle, bottle covers and on finial
15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) long
102 oz. 6 dwt. (3,181 gr.)
The arms are those of Osborne quartering others impaling Carroll, for Francis Osborne, Marquess of Camarthen, later 7th Duke of Leeds (1798-1859) and his wife Louisa Catherine (d.1874), daughter of Richard Caton, of Maryland and his wife Mary, daughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollstown, Maryland, U.S.A. They were married in 1828. The unusual impaling of the husband's arms with his wife's maternal arms be result from her father being non-armigerous.
Provenance
Francis Osborne, Marquess of Camarthen, later 7th Duke of Leeds (1798-1859) and then by descent.

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