Sale 20CN01 | Lot 86

George I Irish Sterling Silver Strawberry Dish

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 86
George I Irish Sterling Silver Strawberry Dish
David King, Dublin, 1719
Altered from a tazza, the circular fluted body with notched rim, with engraved heraldic crest to the center. Diameter 12 1/2 inches (31.5 cm), approximately 38 ounces.
The Arms are those of Temple of Waterstown, County Westmeath impaling those of Jephson of Mallow.

Provenance:
James Robinson
Another tazza by David King dated 1701 with the same arms sold Christie's New York, April 1996.


C Property from a Pennsylvania Collection

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

This piece was originally sold as a tazza by Sotheby's London, July 1970 and then altered to a strawberry dish. Another tazza also by David King dated 1701 again with the same arms sold Christie's New York April 1996.

This bowl began life as a tazza and is now lacking the central foot and has been reshaped and reworked.

Marked to side of body; arms at centre with light wear; ever so slightly out of round; good gauge


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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