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A silver-gilt bodkin case with filigree decoration, possibly late 17th century

Estimate:

400

to
- 600 GBP

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

A silver-gilt bodkin case with filigree decoration, possibly late 17th century

A silver-gilt bodkin case with filigree decoration, possibly late 17th century

Estimate:

400

to
- 600 GBP

Lot sold:

1,260

GBP

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

A silver-gilt bodkin case with filigree decoration, possibly late 17th century


of oblong cylindrical form, the body and detachable lid decorated with elaborate filigree cagework, beaded borders around lid and base, apparently unmarked

11.5cm., 4 1 /2 in long

in good condition; some light surface wear, commensurate with time and age


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Possibly William Beckford (1760-1844);
His daughter Susan Euphemia, Duchess of Hamilton (1786-1859);
Her granddaughter, 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.
Possibly that described in:
English, E., & Son, Hume, R., Inventory and Valuation of all the Household Furniture, Gold and Silver plate, plated Articles, China, Glass, Linen, Paintings, Prints and Drawings, Wearing Apparel, Jewels, Curiosities, Coins, Bronzes, Marbles and Ornaments, Wines, Horses, Carriages, Farming and Garden Stock and Implements of Husbandry at Nos. 19 & 20 Lansdown Crescent, Bath. The Tower on Lansdown and Farm and premises all adjoining - The Property of the late William Thomas Beckford Esq., 13 September 1844, where listed in the 'Oak Cabinets - Drawing Room No.19', possibly the 'Gold filigree Box'.