Browse Lots

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
A PAIR OF FINE GEORGE II SAUCE BOATS

Details
A PAIR OF FINE GEORGE II SAUCE BOATS
maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie, London, 1730, Britannia Standard
Shaped oval and on cast spreading foot and with scroll handle with stylised husk terminal, engraved with bands of latticework, strapwork, shells and matting and engraved with a coat-of-arms within a baroque cartouche, marked on bases - 7¾in. (19.5cm.) long
30ozs. (947grs.)

The arms are those of Reynardson impaling Knipe for Samuel Reynardson Esq. (1704-1797) of Holywell Hall, co. Lincoln and Bloomsbury Square, London and his wife Sarah (d.1763), daughter and heir of Sir Randolph Knipe. Sarah brought a fortune of some #15,000 on her marriage. Samuel was one of the six clerks in the Court of Chancery, having been called to the Middle Temple in 1744. He became a bencher in 1767 and was reader for the Lent term in 1766. Both he and his wife were buried at Holywell in Lincolnshire (2)
Provenance
With Messer. Owen Evan Thomas Ltd, 1932
Literature
P. A. S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie, His Life and Work, London, 1935, p.90, pl. LXV
Exhibited
London, Christie's, Fine Art Treasures Exhibition, 1932, no. 567
;

More from Silver

View All
View All