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AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SOUP-TUREENS AND COVERS
MARK OF ROBERT BREADING, DUBLIN, 1799
AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SOUP-TUREENS AND COVERS MARK OF ROBERT BREADING, DUBLIN, 1799 Each navette-shaped on spreading foot, with two reeded scroll handles, the detachable cover with cast vase-shaped finial, the foot, border and cover each engraved with a band of foliage, each side further engraved with an inscription, the cover engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked under foot and on cover bezel, further marked with a later French tax mark 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) wide over handles 217 oz. (6,744 gr.) The inscriptions read 'To Major General Johnson A grateful Tribute for Signal Services effected by his Gallantry and Spirit for his Native Country and the British Empire in the Battle of New Ross 5 t h June 1798 and 'From a Body of Gentlemen assembled on the 5 t h June 1799 in the City of Waterford to commemorate the Glorious Æra of National Deliverance ' (2)

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Glass, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Auktionsdatum: 07.06.2011
Adresse: Christie's
7 June 2011, London, King Street