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Sale 534 Lot 143  

SILVER: Samuel Pemberton (English, reg. 1775) George III sterling church warden's pipe, 1811, Birmingham, simple form with horn shaped bowl (possibly used with a liner) and an elongated shank comprised of four pieces which assemble, hallmarks to bowl include lion passant, anchor, "n" (Birmingham date letter for 1811), and "SP" (maker's mark for Samuel Pemberton, entered 1775), wear consistent with age and use including small dents and scratches, etc., 16 7/8" l. (weight: .7 ozt. tw.) [PROVENANCE: Purchased from William Bell, London, and owned by descent.] [EXHIBITED: Part of the Gillmor Silver Collection, of which many pieces were in the following exhibits: "English Silver from the Gillmor Collection", Dec. 19th, 1986 - Feb. 6th, 1987, Fine Arts Gallery, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Missouri; "English Silver from the Gillmor Collection", March 19th -31st , 1988, The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri; "Halls British Event", Nov. 9th - Dec. 1st , 1983, Halls Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri; "Antique Silver", June 12th, 1969, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri.]
Estimate $150-300

Sold for US$550

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