Lot 350: A SILVER-GILT DISH, UNMARKED, PROBABLY ENGLISH, CIRCA 1730 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: oval, the raised border chased with a band of stiff matted foliage below a gadroon border, engraved with a coat-of-arms within a scrolling foliate cartouche, the underside with scratch weight '53=5'
The arms appear to have been engraved at a slightly later date (probably replacing an earlier erased engraving). The centre has also been erased. Probably re-gilded at this point in time. Unmarked. Very good gauge. Good condition overall.
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Provenance: Most probably purchased by Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1st Viscount Dungannon (of the second creation) (1694 - 1771) for Belvoir Park, Fermanagh; Moved to Brynkinalt Hall, Denbighshire by Arthur Hill-Trevor, 2nd Viscount Dungannon (1763 – 1837) in 1795 upon the sale of Belvoir Park; Thence by descent.
Dimensions: 44cm., 17 1/4 in. wide