A James I silver-gilt steeple cup and cover, by F. Terry, 1623, fully marked around rim of bowl, lio
Lot 94
A James I silver-gilt steeple cup and cover, by F. Terry, 1623, fully marked around rim of bowl, lion passant to underside of foot, indistinct traces of a mark (?) to rim of cover,
Sold for £11,950 (US$ 19,287) inc. premium

Lot Details
A James I silver-gilt steeple cup and cover,
by F. Terry, 1623, fully marked around rim of bowl, lion passant to underside of foot, indistinct traces of a mark (?) to rim of cover,
the bowl and domed circular foot chased with stylised acanthus leaves and shells with strapwork above and below, the stem formed as a three-handled vase, foot with an egg and tongue border, the cover similarly decorated below a pierced steeple finial raised on three caryatid supports (split around centre disc at base of finial), the bowl with prick-dot initials "SH", with further prick-dot inscription around cover "G.us Hockmore salutem 1633 amico suo W.mo Longe", height 41cm., weight 18oz.

Footnotes

  • Provenance ex Viscount Rothermere collection, Christies, December 3rd, 1941, lot 127, where it sold for £800. The original catalogue is offered with this lot.
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