Oxford,The Manor House at Clifton Hampden
25 - 26 September 2000
A pair of English raised-work and brown velvet pennants
Each with the arms of the Duke of Kingston-of-Hull, some restorations
59in. (150cm.) high (2)
Either Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, K.G. (d. 1725) or Evelyn Pierrepont, 2nd Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull K.G. (d. 1773), both of Holme Pierrepont and by descent to
The Earls Manvers, Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire, until sold Sotheby's House Sale, 31 May-2 June 1989, lot 1575.
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The pleasing effect of ornamental vessels, with 'streamers, wafted by the wind' was noted by John Thoresby, on viewing the fine estate and lake at Thoresby, Nottinghamshire in 1795.
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