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A Charles II silver-gilt flagon, Francis Walton, London, 1663
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 GBP
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388
A Charles II silver-gilt flagon, Francis Walton, London, 1663
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A Charles II silver-gilt flagon, Francis Walton, London, 1663
plain cylindrical form with flat-domed cover, x-form tumbpiece, on a spreading circular foot, engraved with a coat-of-arms, in a later fitted wooden case with label inscribed in ink Property of Mr Richard Gibson, 1948
30cm., 11 3/4 in. high
1596.5gr., 51oz. 6dwt.
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Provenance

The Property of a Nobleman, Sotheby's, London, 8 April 1948, lot 154

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Cholmondeley with Cradock in pretence for Robert Cholmondeley, 1st Viscount Cholmondeley of Kells, co. Meath (of the second creation), who was the nephew and heir of Robert Cholmondeley, 1st Viscount Cholmondeley of Kells, co. Meath (of the first creation) (1584-1659). The latter was created Earl of Leinster in 1646 and died without legitimate issue. The younger Robert Cholmondeley, son and heir of Hugh Cholmondeley (d. 1655) by Mary, daughter of Sir John Bodvile of Bodvile Castle, Caernarvonshire, who became head of the family upon is uncle’s death, was elevated to the peerage as 1st Viscount Cholmondeley of Kells, co. Meath (of the second creation) on 29 March 1661. He married Elizabeth (d. 1692), second daughter and coheir of George Cradock of Caverswall Castle, Staffordshire by Dorothy, daughter of the Rev. John Saunders, Provost of Oriel College, Oxford. He died at his house near St. James’s, Westminster on 22 May 1681.

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London