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Lot 336: A QUEEN ANNE SILVER-GILT TWO-HANDLED CUP AND COVER, SIMON PANTIN, LONDON, 1708 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: on spreading circular foot, the bell-shaped body applied with two narrow bands enclosing a slightly later engraved coat-of-arms and baroque cartouche
Hallmarks struck well and clearly below rim of body, the cover also fully marked. The cover with a few old repairs, visible to inside with pitting evident on the exterior. A few small bruises also. Cover fits loosely to the body.The cup of good gauge, the engraving in good crisp condition. Some areas of scratching and pitting to the body. Gilding of good rubbed colour to body, worn more to high points. The cover probably re-gilded or 'flashed' when old repairs carries out.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Most probably purchased by Sir John Trevor, M.P. (circa 1637 – 1717) for Brynkinalt Hall, Denbighshire;
Thence by descent.
Dimensions: 26cm., 10 1/4 in. high