Description

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER
    Edward Cornock, London, England, 1728-1729
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), EC, N
    1-3/8 x 13 x 13 inches (3.5 x 33.0 x 33.0 cm)
    30.26 troy ounces

    The large square salver with stepped curved corners and molded rim, raised on four bracket legs, the center with contemporary engraved armorial within cartouche, the border later engraved with strapwork decoration and masks based on the designs of Jean Berain I and Bernard Toro.

    The arms are those of Thackerey

    Provenance:
    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, March 16-17, 1864
    Sotheby's, London, February 21, 1980, lot 211


    Estimate: $45,000 - $55,000.

    Condition Report*:

    minor surface scratching, reattachment and repair to bracket legs, minor restoration

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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