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A George IV large silver salver, Edward Barton, London, 1829
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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207
A George IV large silver salver, Edward Barton, London, 1829
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A George IV large silver salver, Edward Barton, London, 1829
shaped circular, on four acanthus and dolphin feet, the applied border cast with four scenes between male and female Bacchic and harvest masks, the scenes depicting hounds hunting a stag, a Bacchanalian scene, a youth spearing a wild boar, and Narcissus gazing at his reflection, the center engraved with arms and motto within a border of flowers, scrolling foliage and shells, the base engraved with a presentation inscription
marked on base and rim
diameter 25 1/2 in.
64.8 cm
240 oz 5 dwt
7476 g
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Catalogue Note

The inscription reads "In grateful and affectionate remembrance of a much regretted Friend Francis Lord De Dunstanville and Basset OBT 5 FEBY 1835."

The impaled arms are those of John Hearle Tremayne, Esq. (1780-1851), J.P., D.L., M.P for Cornwall 1806-1826, and High Sheriff of Cornwall 1831, and his wife Caroline Matilda, youngest daughter of Sir William Lemon, 1st Baronet of Carclew. Caroline's sister, Lady Harriet Lemon, was married to Lord De Dunstanville and Basset.

Another salver by Barton with the same cast border and engraved with the Royal Arms for the 1st Duke of Cambridge was offered Christie's New York, 19 October 2012, lot 90.

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