A George IV sterling silver coffee biggin, London 1826 by Charles Fox II
Of cylindrical form with a short spout opposite a wooden scroll handle pinned to tubular sockets leading to a hinged domed lid surmounted by a ball finial. The side engraved with a crest of out of a ducal coronet or, a horse's hind-leg sa, the shoe arg. Fully marked to side, part-marked to lid.
Height – 19 cm / 7.5 inches
Weight – 474 grams / 15.34 ozt
The crest is for Duncombe
For Rev. Edward Duncombe (1802-1888) rector of Newton Kyme, York and Susan Mainwaring (1804-1854) daughter of Rev. Charles Mainwaring (1768-1807) of Oteley Park, Shropshire who were married in 1825.
His daughter Emma Susan Duncombe (d.1897) married John Charles Francis Ramsden (1835-1910) in 1863, the son of Captain Henry James Ramsden (1799-1871) and Frederica Selina Law (c.1812-1879) daughter of Sir Edward Law 1st Baron Ellenborough (1750-1818). The grandson of Sir John Ramsden, 4th Baronet (1755 – 1839) and Louisa Susan Ingram-Shepheard (d.1857) the daughter of Charles Ingram, 9th Viscount of Irvine (1727 – 1778).
Thence by Descent
Sold for £250
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