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Lot 7

Tuesday 27 Nov, 2018 - 10.00am

A pair of George I "Irish" cast silver double-lipped sauce boats with shaped and moulded rims and shaped loop handles with cut card armorial panels, on moulded oval bases, each 9ins x 6.5ins x 3.5ins high, by Matthew Walker, Dublin 1726 (weight 44ozs - with scratch weights 22.8 and 23.0, and engraved with stag's head crests)
Note: See Charles J. Jackson "English Goldsmiths And Their Marks", Macmillan & Co, London 1921, page 610
Provenance: Collection of John N. Price Wood (1877-1962), born Wirksworth Hall, Derbyshire, and later at Henley Hall, Bitterley, Shropshire, who served in the 12th Lancers in the Boer War, and was author of "Travel & Sport in Turkestan", published 1910

Estimate £3,500 - 5,000 Sold for £57,000

Plus buyers premium of 24% ยป