23 October 2000
A GEORGE I SILVER CRUET STAND AND BOTTLES*
Maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie, London, 1719; the bottles circa 1730
The frame on four scroll legs with bun feet, with scroll handle, the two husk-clad large rings supporting two faceted glass cruet bottles engraved with pendant bacchic masks and floral wreaths, with silver rococo collars and hinged covers, circa 1730, the smaller ring with a cylindrical silver pepper box with domed cover, the applied cartouche engraved with Royal monogram GR beneath a crown, marked under base of stand, with later French import marks
The stand 6in. (15.3cm.) long; 23oz. (722gr.) weighable silver (4)
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P.A.S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie: His Life and Work, p. 76, PL IX.
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*This lot may be tax-exempt from sales tax, as set forth in the Sale Tax Notice at the front of the catalogue.
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