5 July 2005
A George II silver sweetmeat-dish
Mark of Paul de Lamerie, London, 1730, Britannia standard
Shaped circular, on three scroll feet, the moulded border with shells, foliate scrolls and diaperwork, the fluted sides chased alternately with oblong motifs with diaperwork or foliage, the field with diaperwork and floral band, the centre later engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on reverse
6 7/8in. (17.5cm.) diam.
A. B. Ashby [+]; Sotheby's London, 17 May 1973, lot 186.
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V. Brett, Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940, London, 1986, no. 702, illustrated.
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