Lot 17
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A FINE PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SOUP TUREENS AND COVERS, GEORGE WICKES, LONDON, 1735

Estimate
100,000 - 200,000 GBP
Sold
125,000 GBP
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Description

raised on formal shell and scroll supports and applied with coats-of-arms and supporters below baron’s coronets, the coats-of-arms repeated with Caesar profiles in assymetric cartouches at the covers, below grotesque masks spewing acanthus finials and scroll handles rising from marine monster and scale work cartouches in the manner of William Kent, bodies and covers engraved No I and 2, undersides with engraved weight 157=3, also later stamped 2 and I
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