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Two George III matching silver-gilt cups and covers, one Abraham Portal, the other James Young, London, respectively 1775 and 1790
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
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726
Two George III matching silver-gilt cups and covers, one Abraham Portal, the other James Young, London, respectively 1775 and 1790
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Two George III matching silver-gilt cups and covers, one Abraham Portal, the other James Young, London, respectively 1775 and 1790
each on lobed and fluted pedestal bases, the similar baluster bodies engraved on one side with a coat-of-arms, crest, motto and supporters within a bright-cut drapery cartouche, the crested covers with wrythen finials, the undersides engraved respectively: 'No. 2 57"11' and 'No. 3 60"3'
36cm., 14 1/8 in. high
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Provenance

The property of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Harewood, Christie’s, London, 30 June 1965, lot 87. This sale included a number of other pieces engraved with the same arms within similar bright-cut cartouches, among which was lot 96, a large salver, Peter Archambo, London, 1745. Further examples engraved with the same arms and bright-cut cartouches were sold by H.R.H. The Princess Royal and the Earl of Harewood, Christie’s, London, 13 March 1957, including lot 87, a basket, Archambo & Meure, London, 1749.

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Lascelles impaling Colman for Edwin Lascelles, Baron Harewood (baptised 1713, died 1795), eldest son of Henry Lascelles (1690-1753) and his first wife, Mary, daughter and co-heir of Edwin Carter of Barbados. He, who was created Baron Harewood in 1790, married as his second wife on 31 March 1770, Jane (d. 1813), widow of Sir John Fleming Bt., and daughter of William Colman, of Garnbay, Devon. He was succeeded in his estates by his cousin, Edward Lascelles (1740-1820), who in 1812 was created Viscount Lascelles and Earl of Harewood. 

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