A George I Antique English Silver Sugar Box

DAVID TANQUERAY (worked 1690-1733)

A George I Antique English Silver Sugar Box

1719 London

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Of plain octagonal form with molded borders, the hinged cover engraved with an interlaced mirror cypher within ribbon tied sprays of reeds.
The Huguenot David Tanqueray's silver is relatively rare but includes the famous wine cistern made for the Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth. He is recorded as Subordinate Goldsmith to the King in 1729 and 1732.
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Provenance:
Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 1, 1929, Fine Old Silver of the 17th and 18th Centuries, "The Property of Mrs. R.H. Philipson of 74 Portland Place", Lot 22
Dimensions
Width 4.87 inch (12.37 cm)
Weight 19.25oz t (598.67g)
Stock Code
V8323
Medium
Silver
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Fully hallmarked
S J Shrubsole, Corp

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