An exceptionally fine George III Irish silver dish ring in the Chinoisere manner by Charles Townsend, Dublin 1772,
Lot 211
An exceptionally fine George III Irish silver dish ring in the Chinoisere manner, by Charles Townsend, Dublin 1772,
Sold for £26,875 (US$ 42,110) inc. premium

Lot Details
An exceptionally fine George III Irish silver dish ring in the Chinoisere manner by Charles Townsend, Dublin 1772, An exceptionally fine George III Irish silver dish ring in the Chinoisere manner by Charles Townsend, Dublin 1772,
An exceptionally fine George III Irish silver dish ring in the Chinoisere manner,
by Charles Townsend, Dublin 1772,
the waisted sides pierced with fine fretwork of lattices linked by mullets, also having continuous band of pierced and engraved decoration depicting a satyr atop a plinth, a "flaming" scrollwork urn, two gentleman; one wearing Chinese attire peering out of a pagoda window and the other perched on a watery scroll, engraved with a coat of arms within a ribbon tied wreath, height 9.7cm, diameter 20.5cm, weight 11oz.

Footnotes

  • The arms engraved on a lozenge for Lady Elizabeth Cox, daughter of Hugh, 1st Baron Massy of Duntrileague, and widow of the Revd. Sir Michael Cox, 3rd Baronet of Castletown, co. Kilkenny who died in 1772.
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