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A George II silver two-handled soup tureen and cover, William Cripps, London, 1757

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Property of Lord Ralph Kerr

A George II silver two-handled soup tureen and cover, William Cripps, London, 1757

A George II silver two-handled soup tureen and cover, William Cripps, London, 1757

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Property of Lord Ralph Kerr

A George II silver two-handled soup tureen and cover, William Cripps, London, 1757


on four claw and bun supports, the otherwise plain compressed circular body engraved on one side with a coat-of-arms within a rococo cartouche below an applied gadroon rim, the similarly engraved cover with cast cauliflower finial above an embossed ovolo band, the underside with scratch weight: '73 – 10 - 0'

30cm, 11½in wide

2,295gr, 80oz 16 dwt

Some scratching on, underneath and around one handle, coat-of-arms on body a little worn, light denting above each foot inside body, clear marks on body and cover.


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The arms are those of Lamb, baronets of Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire for Sir Matthew Lamb. 1st Bt. (1705?-1768), barrister and politician, who was appointed solicitor to the Post Office in 1738 and counsel for the Board of Trade and plantations in 1746. He was also M.P. for Stockbridge from 1741 to 1747 and Peterborough from 1747 until his death. He, who was also solicitor to the Coke family of Melbourne Hall, Derbyshire, married Charlotte, daughter of Thomas Coke of the same place and sister and heir of George Lewis Coke. Lamb was created a baronet on 17 January 1755. His grandson was William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne who was Prime Minister during the reigns of William IV and Queen Victoria