Royal: a pair of George III silver-gilt picnic vases on stands with burners, John Emes, London, 1804
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Royal: a pair of George III silver-gilt picnic vases on stands with burners
John Emes, London
tapering form, the rounded covers with bud finials, on burner stands, with a pair of jugs designed to fit and rest inside the vases, both containing mounted straining meshes, the vases and jugs engraved EAFs (see note for lot 15) and with the arms of the Duke of Cumberland, royal badge and cyphers, and coronets of the Royal children, Edward, Adolphus Frederick, Augusta, Sophia, Mary and Amelia
35cm., 13¾in. high
1512gr., 48oz.12dwt, and 1504gr., 48z. 7dwt.
Ernest Augustus, 1st Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale, since 1837 King of Hanover (1771-1851), a gift from his brothers and sisters, and then by descent to
Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale (1845-1923), sold to Glückselig in 1924 and subsequently purchased in 1924 by Lionel Alfred Crichton (Crichton Brothers), 22 Old Bond Street, London
Sir Philip Sassoon, The Marquess of Cholmondley (until 2003)