The arms are those of Phelips quartering Blake for Mrs Elizabeth Phelipps (1689-1750), second daughter of Sir Edward Phelipps (1638-1699) of Montacute, co. Somerset, by his second wife, Edith Blake of Langport in the same county. The latter was the niece and co-heir of the celebrated Admiral Robert Blake (1599-1657).
Elizabeth Phelipps married her first cousin, also called Edward Phelipps (d. 1734), who had previously been married to Elizabeth's sister Anne (d. 1707). In 1699 Mr Phelipps had inherited the Montacute estate of his wives' father, the previously mentioned Sir Edward Phelipps.
A pair of silver salvers, Issac Liger, London, 1724, engraved with the arms of Phelipps with Phelipps in pretence, for Edward Phelipps of Montacute, were sold at Sotheby's, New York, on 18 October 2001, lot 117.
The measurements for this lot should read: 163cm high and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
The estimates for this lot should be £25000-40,000. This lot is sold without a date.
These console tables are Sicilian and not Piedmontese as stated in the printed catalogue.
The estimates for this lot should read £130,000 to £180,000 and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
This lot should have a dagger symbol in the printed catalogue. VAT will be charged at 17.5% on the hammer price, although in appropriate circumstances the VAT may be cancelled or refunded. Please refer to the printed catalogue for further VAT information.
The date for this lot should read late 18th/early 19th century and not as stated in the printed catalogue.