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A set of four George IV silver-gilt 'Munzbecher's', John Bridge for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, London, 1827

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton

A set of four George IV silver-gilt 'Munzbecher's', John Bridge for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, London, 1827

A set of four George IV silver-gilt 'Munzbecher's', John Bridge for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, London, 1827

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

15,120

GBP

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton

A set of four George IV silver-gilt 'Munzbecher's', John Bridge for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, London, 1827


in late 16th century German style, cast and chased with hunting scenes and engraved with floral sprays, each on a chased circular foot

5½in.; 14cm. high

2160gr, 76oz 4dwt

Good clear marks, generally in good condition with crisp engraving and good colour, each substantial in the hand.


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In the Hamilton Collection before 1888;
By descent to Lady Mary Louise (1884-1957), only child and principal heir of William Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, 12th Duke of Hamilton, who married in 1906 James Graham (1878-1954), Marquis of Graham who in 1925 succeeded his father as 6th Duke of Montrose;
Thence by descent.
Two from the group are probably the cups displayed in the Dining Room at Brodick Castle, photographed in August 1888.