10 June 2008
THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
A GEORGE II SILVER DISH
MARK OF PAUL CRESPIN, LONDON, 1733
Shaped circular and on three scroll feet, with a cast and chased reeded, shell and foliage rim, the fluted dish engraved with foliage and palmettes on a textured ground, marked underneath
6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam.
9 oz. (268 gr.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 30 November 1978, lot 120 (part)
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V. Brett, The Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940, London, 1986, p.188, pl. 781 (one of a pair illustrated).
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