Full Details for Lot 163


Sale 534 Lot 163  

SILVER: Paul de Lamerie (1688-1751) George II sterling meat dish, 1745, oblong form with gadrooned rim and shell-over-scroll decoration to corners and ends, engraved twice with a coat of arms within cartouche atop ribbon bearing motto "Tout est vanité", hallmarked on reverse with lion passant, Leopard's head crowned, partial "k" mark (London date letter for 1745 - 46), and "P L" in script with crown above and pellets between and below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739), wear consistent with age and use including numerous scratches to center, surrounding rim and to reverse, small nicks to edges, wear to hallmarks, etc., 13 1/2" l. x 9 1/2" w. x 1" d. (weight: 30.6 ozt.) [PROVENANCE: Purchased from Dudley Brown, Kansas City, on April 20th 1957, for $550 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.][NOTE: See similar item in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/195271]
Estimate $2,500-5,000

Sold for US$2,900

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