A fine George II silver two-handled brazier by Paul Crespin London 1732
Lot 339
A fine George II silver two-handled brazier by Paul Crespin London 1732
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Lot Details
A fine George II silver two-handled brazier
by Paul Crespin London 1732
Circular with bellied sides and raised on four acanthus leaf-capped feet, the sides pieced and engraved with eight baskets of flowers within geometric scrolls, the applied drop-ring handles issuing from lion masks, engraved on either side with a coat of arms (fitted with clear glass liner), diameter 24.5cm.

Footnotes

  • The arms are those of HOWE, for Emmanuel Scrope, Viscount Howe (c 1699- 1735) who married Mary Sohpia Charlotte in 1719, first daughter of Charlotte Sophia, suo jure Countess of Darlington, and wife of John Adolph, Baron von Kielmansegge. Emmanuel Scrope became the M.P. for Notts, from 1722 - 32 and subsequently became the Governor of Barbados.

    Provenance:
    Anonymous sale Christie's London,10th July 1984, lot 380
    A New York Collector: Sotheby's New York, 24th October 2000, lot 391
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's Olympia 21st November 2002, lot 2002
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