THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819
Property of a Lady
THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819
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THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819
THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819
THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819
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THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD
Property of a Lady

THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD
Lot sold:8,750USD

Description

Property of a Lady

THE FOLEY SERVICE: A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS ON PLATED WARMING STANDS, BENJAMIN SMITH III, LONDON, 1819


the cover and dish each engraved twice with arms and motto UT PROSSIM, applied with borders of flowers, matched at the handles, the stands on four paw feet

marked on dishes, covers, and handles

150 oz excluding plated bases

4665 g

length of stands over handles 12 in.

30.5 cm

Condition report

Some small dings to all pieces, and some larger creases and knife cuts to the dishes. The plating rubbed at high spots of stands. Otherwise 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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, October 21, 1997, lot 174

Catalogue note

The arms are those of Foley quartering Hodgetts for Edward Thomas Foley of Stoke Edith Park, co. Hereford, D.C.L., b. 1790. In 1832, he married Lady Emily Graham, 4th daughter of James, 3rd Duke of Montrose. He died in 1846.