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A pair of Queen Anne silver-gilt two-handled bowls and covers, maker's mark only, Pierre Platel of London, circa 1710
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 17,500 GBP
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A pair of Queen Anne silver-gilt two-handled bowls and covers, maker's mark only, Pierre Platel of London, circa 1710
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 GBP
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A pair of Queen Anne silver-gilt two-handled bowls and covers, maker's mark only, Pierre Platel of London, circa 1710
applied ovolo borders and strapwork, the lips and detachable covers engraved with a later crest (a hand holding a heart) and earl's coronet, the undersides of the bowls with pricked scratch weights '19 ~ 15' and '19 ~ 17', both undersides and one lid scratched in an old hand with the number 3519
16.5cm, 6 1/2 in wide over handles
1125gr, 39oz 7dwt
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Provenance

Thomas Hugh Cobb, Sotheby's, London, 19 October 1944, lot 70 (Crichton Brothers, £150)
The property of a gentleman, Christie's, London, 9 October 1957, p. 154
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 6 June 1980, lot 49

Exhibited

English Silver, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, 1966, cat. No. 16
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, 1958-1980, loan no. L58.4.5.6

Literature

Antiques Magazine, New York, May 1964
Antiques Magazine, New York, December 1971

Catalogue Note

The scratched number 3519 on these bowls and covers suggest that they may have been at one time in the stock of Rundell, Bridge & Rundell.

T.H. Cobb was sometime partner in Janson, Cobb, Pearson & Co, solicitors of 22 College Hill, London, from which firm he retired on 1 December 1929. Among the bequests he made in 1944 to the Victoria & Albert Museum were the portrait of an unknown man, aged 22, by Nicholas Hilliard, 1597, and a silver chocolate pot, John Fawdery, London, 1714.

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