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A Victorian Silver-gilt Two-handled Cup and Cover, Alfred Benson & Arthur Henry Benson, London, retailed by Hunt & Roskell, 1897
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9,00012,000
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143
A Victorian Silver-gilt Two-handled Cup and Cover, Alfred Benson & Arthur Henry Benson, London, retailed by Hunt & Roskell, 1897
Estimate
9,00012,000
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A Victorian Silver-gilt Two-handled Cup and Cover, Alfred Benson & Arthur Henry Benson, London, retailed by Hunt & Roskell, 1897
after a 1742 cup and cover by Paul de Lamerie, cast overall with bacchic putto amongst scrolls, grapes, lion masks and flowering foliage against a matted ground, grapevine handles capped by snails emerging from shells, conforming domed cover with berry cluster finial topped by a salamander
marked on body and cover, base rim stamped HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER, 1577
height 15 3/8 in.
39cm
99oz 16dwt
3104g
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Catalogue Note

This cup and cover is based on a model by Paul de Lamerie, London, 1742, illustrated in Philip A.S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie Citizen and Goldsmith of London, A Study of his Life and Work, A.D. 1688-1751, 1968, pl. CXXXVIII.  An identical model by Hunt & Roskell, and dated 1897 was sold Sotheby's, London, 27 April 2010, lot 306.

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