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A Victorian silver sculptural group, Charles Frederick Hancock, London, 1868
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
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180
A Victorian silver sculptural group, Charles Frederick Hancock, London, 1868
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Victorian silver sculptural group, Charles Frederick Hancock, London, 1868
modeled as an older man with a boy in a Viking-style sailboat, on a silvered bronze cresting wave base
marked throughout
length 19 in.
48.3 cm
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Catalogue Note

C.F. Hancock started as a partner at Hunt & Roskell, but opened his own shop in 1850 on Bruton Street, on the corner of New Bond Street.  Enjoying the patronage of "the principal sovereigns and courts of Europe", the firm made its own designs but was also supplied by several manufacturing silversmiths.  They were known for their large figural works shown at the World's Fairs of the period, such as mounted groups of Napoleon I and Napoleon III by Louis Frerêt and Henry McCarthy for London, 1862, or vases honoring Shakespeare, Milton, Byron, Moore, and Burns, designed by Rafael Monti, at Paris in 1867.

Collections & Curiosities: Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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