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A GEORGE II SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER
A GEORGE II SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER

LONDON, 1757, MAKER'S MARK TG, PROBABLY FOR THOMAS GILPIN

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A GEORGE II SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER
LONDON, 1757, MAKER'S MARK TG, PROBABLY FOR THOMAS GILPIN
Oval bombé and on rocaille-capped scroll feet, with gadrooned border and two scroll handles, later engraved on each side with a coat-of-arms, the detachable cover with scroll handle above chased foliage scrolls, engraved on each side with a crest, marked underneath and on cover bezel
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
72 oz. 7 dwt. (2,251 gr.)
The arms are those of Hervey with Elwell in pretence, for Lieutenant Felton Lionel Hervey (1751-1785), of Englefield Green, co. Surrey and his wife Selina Mary Elwill (d.1841), only daughter and heiress of Sir John Elwill, 4th Bt. MP, of Exeter, co. Devon, whom he married in 1779. Their son Felton Elwell Hervey (1782-1819) later Hervey-Bathurst was created a baronet in 1818.

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