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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD GEORGE MEECH, Q.C. (LOTS 303-308)

A William III Silver Tankard, Benjamin Pyne, London, 1700
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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304

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD GEORGE MEECH, Q.C. (LOTS 303-308)

A William III Silver Tankard, Benjamin Pyne, London, 1700
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Celebration of the English Country House

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A William III Silver Tankard, Benjamin Pyne, London, 1700
cylindrical, engraved with arms circa 1708 within a baroque cartouche flanked by ribbon-tied husks and fruit, the lower body applied with a molded girdle, the peaked flat-domed cover with lion couchant thumbpiece, faceted double-scroll handle
fully marked right of handle and top of cover
height 8 5/8 in.
21.8cm
45oz 10dwt
1418g
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Provenance

Sotheby's, London, Property of the Late Colonel J.B. Borough, 4 May 1960, lot 147.
Thomas Lumley, Ltd., 1961

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Borrow impaling Burton for Isaac Borrow Esq. of Hulland, co. Derby, and his second wife, Honora, only daughter of Thomas Burton Esq. and sole heiress of her brother Robert Burton of the elder branch of Burtons, descended from Jacobus de Burton.  They were married in 1708 and he was Mayor of Derby in 1730 and 1742.  His grandson recorded in the College of Arms the change in spelling of the name from Borrow to Borough, circa 1800.

A Celebration of the English Country House

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