View full screen - View 1 of Lot 9. THE ARDAGH CHALICE. A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT REPLICA TWO-HANDLED ROSE BOWL, FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1879.
9

THE ARDAGH CHALICE. A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT REPLICA TWO-HANDLED ROSE BOWL, FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1879

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

THE ARDAGH CHALICE. A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT REPLICA TWO-HANDLED ROSE BOWL, FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1879

THE ARDAGH CHALICE. A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT REPLICA TWO-HANDLED ROSE BOWL, FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1879

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,048

GBP

THE ARDAGH CHALICE. A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT REPLICA TWO-HANDLED ROSE BOWL, FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1879


realistically modelled, embossed, cast and engraved with Celtic ornament, engraved "Presented to Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh Bart of Rufford. On His Marriage 23. December 1880. By The Tenants on His Lancashire Estates"

32.5cm., 12¾in. diameter

3266gr., 105oz.

Good clear hallmarks and Victorian patent registry mark. Gilding slightly worn to high points but nice colour. Excellent gauge. 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.

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

Sotheby's, Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, 17th-19th May 2005, lot 1026