12 June 2006
A QUEEN ANNE SILVER DISH
MARK OF ROBERT COOPER, LONDON, 1710
Circular and with a gadrooned rim, engraved with a scrolling foliage and scalework cartouche with two cockerels supporting a husk swag, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on reverse
13 5/8 in. (33.8 cm.) diam.
30 oz. (930 gr.)
The arms are those of Twyford.
Anonymous sale [C.Wootton]; Christie's London, 31 January 1945, lot 58 (£260 to The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co.)
A gift to the father of the current owner on his retirement
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