Description

    A SET OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER CUPS WITH COVERS
    Charles Hatfield, London, England, 1737-1738
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), (duty mark), CH, b
    4-1/4 x 4 x 2-1/8 inches (10.9 x 10.3 x 5.5 cm)
    102.72 troy ounces

    The two-handled inverted bell-shaped cup and cover and a pair of similar smaller covered cups, each on spreading circular foot, cast and chased with a bands of shells and scrolls on a matt ground, applied with bands of strapwork incorporating classical portrait medallions, leaf-capped scroll handles, the domed covers each with baluster finial, the larger cup finely engraved with a coat of arms probably of Mervesse of Suffolk within a Baroque cartouche.

    Provenance:
    Magnificent Silver From the Collection of the late Hilmar Reksten, Part I, Christie's London, 22 May 1991, lot 58


    Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000.

    Condition Report*:

    in excellent condition, nicks to rims of covers

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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