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French, 19th century, In Limoges, 13th century Style | Casket

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

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

French, 19th century, In Limoges, 13th century Style | Casket

French, 19th century, In Limoges, 13th century Style | Casket

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

3,780

GBP

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

French, 19th century

In Limoges, 13th century Style

Casket


partially gilt and champlevé enamelled copper, on a wood core

9.6 by 12cm., 3¾ by 4¾in.

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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.
The above casket could possibly be that described below.

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., 13th September 1844, where possibly listed in the Drawing Room at Lansdown Tower as a 'A Curious enamelled Pix'.