A George I Britannia Standard Monteith By Jonah Clifton, 1718,

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Lot 288
A George I Britannia Standard Monteith By Jonah Clifton, 1718,

Sold for £ 6,462 (US$ 8,919) inc. premium

Silver and Plated Wares

20 Sep 2005, 11:00 BST

Knowle

Antique Silver
A George I Britannia Standard Monteith
By Jonah Clifton, 1718,
of circular form, with undulating stylised scroll rim, heavily embossed with a central frieze of four huntsmen, two horses, a hound, and a wild boar, within a woodland setting, the domed foot with acanthus scroll decoration, crested, 28cm diameter, 64oz.

See illustration

Footnotes

  • The arms are that of John Glencairn Carter Hamilton, the 1st Lord Hamilton, and his wife (married 29th March 1863) Lady Emily Elinor, daughter of David, Earl of Leven and Melville.

    Lord Hamilton was at various times MP for Falkirk Burghs and for South Lanarkshire and was raised to the peerage 14th August 1886.
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