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An Important English Private Collection

Royal: An important pair of George III silver wine coolers, Parker & Wakelin, London, 1763, after a design by Pierre Germain

Auction Closed

July 5, 02:05 PM GMT

Estimate

150,000 - 200,000 GBP

Lot Details

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An Important English Private Collection

Royal: An important pair of George III silver wine coolers

Parker & Wakelin, London, 1763, after a design by Pierre Germain


on cast circular bases of lobes and rocaille scrolls centred by shells, the bombé bodies applied in relief on both sides with the royal arms of Great Britain above garlands of grapes, leaves and flowers springing from vine stem handles, scratch weights: ‘73=4’ and ‘76=0’

21cm., 8¼in. high

4650gr., 149oz. 10dwt.

John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, to his eldest daughter
Henrietta, married 1793 William Kerr, later 6th Marquis of Lothian, to their son
John Kerr, 7th Marquis of Lothian, and by descent
Sotheby’s, London, 15 May 2003, lot 100