THE HAREWOOD CUP. A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT CUP AND COVER, JAMES YOUNG, LONDON, 1790
baluster form 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, raised on a lobed and fluted pedestal base, the underside engraved: 'No. 3 60"3'
36.1cm., 14 1/4in. high
1934gr., 62oz. 2dwt.
Minor nicks and scratches, good clear marks on body and cover, flange of cover needs reshaping to make cover sit nicely, generally in very good condition
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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The property of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Harewood, Christie’s, London, 30 June 1965, lot 87 (part - including an almost identical cup, Abraham Portal, London, 1775).
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.