12 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE
A PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE SILVER BRAZIERS
MARK OF JOHN BODINGTON, LONDON, 1703
Waisted circular and on three bifurcated scroll legs, the sides pierced with flowers and hearts, with a removable burner with cover, with a turned wood handle, marked on side, on burner and on cover
11½ in. (29 cm.) long
gross weight 45 oz. (1,390 gr.) (2)
Anonymous sale [J.W. Thornton]; Christie's London, 7 July, 1909, lot 48 (£60 to Crichton)
A Gentleman [B.J. Warwick c/o Crichton Bros.]; Christie's London, 14 February, 1912, lot 87 (unsold)
The Executors of the Estate of the late Miss. L. Coats, removed from Fornethy House, Perthshire; Christie's London, 21 July 1954, lot 81 (£140 to Asprey)
Anonymous sale; Christie's London 11 July 1984, lot 338
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M. Clayton, The Christie's Pictorial History of English and American Silver, Oxford, 1985, p. 131, fig. 16.
M. Clayton, The Collectors Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, Woodbridge, 1985, p. 79.
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