22 November 2000
A William III two-handled silver monteith
Maker's mark of Thomas Parr, London, 1698
Circular, on gadrooned foot, the sides chased scrolls, and husks on a textured ground, below a foliage border and reeded rim, two panels engraved with a coat-of-arms and a crest, the scroll handles issuing from lion's mask terminals, the detachable collar with reeded scroll border interspersed with cherubs' masks, marked on collar, body, and handles, the base inscribed with scratchweight '58"10'
11in. (28cm.) diam.
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