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A pair of George II silver sauceboats, Frederick Kandler, London, 1743
heavily cast, on shaped oval pedestal bases, the bodies of shaped oval form applied and chased with swags of flowers, shells and sprays of leaves, each side with a vignette of a country scene, engraved below the lips with a crest and earl's coronet, scratch weights: '27' and '27-14'
22.cm., 8¾in. overall length
1648gr., 53oz.
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來源

Bertram Arthur Talbot, 14th Earl of Shrewsbury (1719-1787), then by descent to
George Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury (1832-1856), on whose executors' orders sold during the 30 day sale at Alton Towers, near Cheadle, Stafford, commencing 6 July 1857, lot 1748, purchased by Griffin, £50 13s. 6d.
Sold by order of the executors of Joseph Wren (1813-1909), late of Boston, Lincolnshire, former corn merchant and thrice Mayor of Boston, Christie's, London, 24 March 1909, lot 53, purchased by Comyns, £168 (Lots 54 and 55 in this sale, from the same vendor, were respectively a pair of small Frederick Kandler baskets and a pair of waiters, also from the Shrewsbury collection)
Sotheby's, New York, 11 April 2000, lot 211

相關資料

The crest is that of Talbot for George Talbot, 14th Earl of Shrewsbury (1719-1787), who succeeded to the title on 22 July 1743 upon the death of his uncle, Gilbert. On 21 November 1753 he married Elizabeth (1724-1809), daughter of the Hon. John Dormer of Peterly, Buckinghamshire.

Compare these sauceboats with two pairs, Frederick Kandler, London, 1737 and 1742, and another, unmarked pair, circa 1740, all in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford and illustrated in Arthur Grimwade, Rococo Silver, 1727-1765, London, 1974, pls. 34A, 34B and 35A. See also another Frederick Kandler sauceboat, London, 1742, in Christoper Hartop, The Huguenot Legacy. English Silver 1680-1760 from the Alan and Simone Hartman Collection, London, 1996, no. 42, pp.208-211.

The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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