1 December 2005
A GEORGE II SILVER TUMBLER-CUP
MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME, LONDON, 1740,
Circular and with gilt interior, each side engraved with a coat-of-arms, one within the motto of the Order of the Bath marked underneath
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diameter
10 oz. (310 gr.)
The first arms are those of the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers
The second arms are those of Cradock quartering Newton quartering Wharton within the motto of the Order of the Bath, for Sir Michael Newton K.B., 4rd Bt. (d.1743). Sir Michael married Lady Margaret Coningsby (d.1761), daughter of Thomas, 1st Baron Coningsby (d.1729), in 1730. Lady Margaret was created Baroness and Viscountess Coningsby in 1716.
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