23rd Mar, 2023 11:00 EST

The Legacy of Merrywood: The Estate of Alan I and Dianne Kay

 
  Lot 27
 

27

A George III sterling silver nine-basket epergne
Thomas Pitts, London, 1768

A floriate stand with leaf and drupe-form feet and three extant detachable scrolled arms, accompanied by eight small hanging reticulated baskets and one large fitted reticulated basket, each engraved to well with armorial crest depicting Moor's head in ducal coronet, all with scalloped rims having shells and c-scrolls, all items marked; together with a pair of Victorian sterling silver reticulated baskets, by Charles Stuart Harris, London, 1894, marked.

H: 15 1/4 in. W: 18 in. (at widest), D: 14 in., Total weight: 83.67 oz. t.

Provenance

Collection of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.
The Estate of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.

Sold for $4,410
Estimated at $5,000 - $7,000


 

A floriate stand with leaf and drupe-form feet and three extant detachable scrolled arms, accompanied by eight small hanging reticulated baskets and one large fitted reticulated basket, each engraved to well with armorial crest depicting Moor's head in ducal coronet, all with scalloped rims having shells and c-scrolls, all items marked; together with a pair of Victorian sterling silver reticulated baskets, by Charles Stuart Harris, London, 1894, marked.

Provenance

Collection of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.
The Estate of Alan I. and Dianne Kay, Bethesda, Maryland.

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