17 November 2009
A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER
MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1750
Shaped circular on lion's mask feet, with cast openwork vine, shell, mask and insect border, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on the back, further engraved with scratchweight '157=6'
23¼ in. (59 cm.) diam.
153 oz. (4,744 gr.)
The arms are those of Dowdeswell.
The Trustees of the Dowdeswell Settled Estates and the Rev. G. Berens Dowdeswell, Pull Court, Bushley, Nr. Tewkesbury; Messers George Trollope & Sons and Moore & Sons, 11 January 1933, lot 570.
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