26 - 27 November 2013
A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET
MARK OF JOHN WAKELIN AND WILLIAM TAYLOR, LONDON, 1788
Circular with openwork basket weave sides and with twisted cord border, the lower body chased with foliage, with overhead swing twisted cord handle, engraved with a coat-of-arms below a duke's coronet, marked underneath, the base further engraved with a scratchweight '66=0'
11½ in. (29 cm.) diam.
65 oz. 8 dwt. (2,035 gr.)
The arms are those of Clinton with Pelham in pretence for Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (1720-1794).
Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (1720-1794) and by descent to
The Duke of Newcastle, removed from Clumber, Worksop; Christie's, London, July 7, 1921, lot 14 (£19 18s 9d to D. Davis).
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