A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box
A George I Sponge Box

DAVID WILLAUME (1658-1741)

A George I Sponge Box

1720 London

Offered by Peter Cameron

£4,350 gbp
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A George I Sponge Box, London 1720, David Willaume, the lid pierced and engraved, the front side engraved with the crest of Barry for the Earls of Barrymore.
Provenance: by descent through the family of James Barry,4th Earl of Barrymore; died 1747. Sold Christie's, London, 29 July 1964, lot 180.

Another Sponge box has been noted by this maker, of the same form, together with an identical un-pierced box, with blind engraving.
Very Good. A slight distortion of the box sides by the hinge, visible on the interior.
Dimensions
Height 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
Width 11.30 cm (4.45 inches)
Depth 8.50 cm (3.35 inches)
Weight 297.20g (9.56oz t)
Stock Code
O3775.
Medium
silver
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