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Silver & Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 695
 

A George II sterling silver twin handled cup and cover, London 1749 by Fuller White (reg. 31st Dec 1744)

A George II sterling silver twin handled cup and cover, London 1749 by Fuller White (reg. 31st Dec 1744)

Of rounded circular form upon a moulded domed circular foot, acanthus capped double C scroll handles. The domed lid with a compressed knop finial, engraved with a crest of a lion rampant. The body with a central applied girdle below an engraved contemporaneous coat of arms in a rococo rocaille cartouche with foliate surround. Fully marked underneath and to lid bezel.

Height – 31.6 cm / 12.5 inches

Weight – 1772 grams / 56.97 ozt

The arms are for Wiltshire of St John’s, Gloucester

See Ryley, W and Dethick, H., (1820), The visitation of Middlesex began in 1663, p.7.h

Sold: Sotheby's, Billinghurst, 25 Oct 1999, Lot 101 (the cover to the cup has now been located after becoming seperated by the family)

Estimated at £2,500 - £3,500


 

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