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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PERALTA-RAMOS

A set of twelve George II silver three prong table forks with the arms of George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington, John Jacob, London, 1735/6
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PERALTA-RAMOS

A set of twelve George II silver three prong table forks with the arms of George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington, John Jacob, London, 1735/6
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A set of twelve George II silver three prong table forks with the arms of George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington, John Jacob, London, 1735/6
of heavy weight, engraved with the Booth arms in strapwork cartouche under earl’s coronet
two with leopard’s head struck twice instead of date letter, one with maker and lion passant only visible
length 7 3/4 in.
19.7 cm
41 oz 5 dwt
1287.5 g
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Provenance

Christie’s London, April 20, 1921, from lots 7, 8, 11, 16 and 20.

Literature

James Lomax and James Rothwell, Country House Silver from Dunham Massey, p. 72

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Booth, for George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington, 1675-1758, of Dunham Massey.

These are part of “9 douzen Spoones….9 douzen Forks” described in The Particular of my Plate, made by John Jacob dating from 1735 and 1736 and weighing in total 754 oz., of which twelve spoons and forks are at Dunham Massey, inv. DUN.S.315

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