26 - 27 November 2013
A GEORGE III SILVER SOUP-TUREEN, COVER AND STAND
MARK OF ROBERT SHARP, LONDON, 1789
With reeded scroll handles, the domed cover with ring handle, with fluted bands and gadrooned borders, the tureen engraved with a coat-of-arms, the stand and cover with a crest, each later engraved with baron's coronet, marked on stand, foot and cover, each engraved 'No. 1', the stand with scratchweight '76=16', the cover '103=8'
The stand 19¼ in. (49 cm.)
177 oz. (5,505 gr.)
The arms are those of Smith impaling Barnard quartering Boldero, for the banker and politician Robert Smith (1752-1838), created lst Baron Carrington in 1796, and his wife Anne (d.1827), daughter of Lewyns Boldero Barnard of South Cave, co. York, whom he married 1780.
with Partridge, London, February 1969.
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