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A PAIR OF WILLIAM III SILVER CAPSTAN SALTS, THOMAS PARR I, LONDON, 1698
capstan form with corded borders and row of stamped leaves and matting, engraved underneath with later winged eagle head crest, pricked initials MH
marked center of bowls
Diameter 3 in.
7.6 cm.
2 oz 10 dwt
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Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, London, October 1981;
Vogel Collection no. 359.

Catalogue Note

Thomas Parr, son of Henry Parr late of the County of Cork... deceased, apprenticed to Simon Noy 9 November 1687, free 8 August 1694. Entered his first mark as largeworker, undated probably 1697 on commencement of register, address Wood Street, signature as working goldsmith to the petition against "necessitous strangers" December 1711 and to that against assaying work of foreigners not having served seven years apprenticeship February 1716. He entered his second mark 19 August 1717 address Cheapside. He was dead by 20 June 1728, when his widow Sarah entered her mark (Grimwade).

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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