A GEORGE II SILVER CUP AND COVER

MARK OF JOHN SWIFT, LONDON, 1755

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A GEORGE II SILVER CUP AND COVER
MARK OF JOHN SWIFT, LONDON, 1755
Inverted pear form on a circular foot, with two large scroll handles and a domed cover with a stylized flame-form finial, the cover, sides and foot applied with grapevine, the front engraved with a coat-of-arms within a rococo cartouche, the cover engraved with a crest, marked on base and cover bezel
15¾ in. (40 cm.) high; 108 oz. (3364 gr.) (2)
Provenance
Christie's, London, 27 May 1953, lot 141
Sotheby's, Melbourne, 27 May 2008, lot 347
With Alastair Dickenson, London

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