An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.
An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.
An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.
An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.
An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.
An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.
An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.

CHARLES TOWNSEND OF DUBLIN (worked c.1760-1780)

An Irish Great-grandmother's Christening Gift.

1770 Ireland

Offered by Peter Cameron

£1,750 gbp
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A George III Two-handled Cup, Dublin 1770, Charles Townsend [Freeman in that year]. The foot of the cup with vertical fluting and the lower body chased with vertical gadroons below a beaded festoon with four shells and bold floral festoons above on the convex upper body. Around the body, is engraved: 'The Gift of Mrs. Susannah Drought to her Great Grand son & Godson Francis Mooney Enraught Esq.' The upper body is engraved with a crest on each side for Drought [a rainbow] and Mooney-Enright.
John Drought of Whigsborough, King's County, born in 1725, married, as his second wife, Susannah Clarke, a widow, the daughter of Adam Mitchell, Esq., of Rathgibbon in King's County. Their only son and heir, John Drought, was born in 1751, and married, in 1772, Isabella, the daughter of George Meares, Esq., of Dublin. Of their children, Isabella married Robert-James Enraght Moony, Esq., of The Doone, in King's County and Francis, their son, was born in 1795. Francis Moony Enraght-Moony married Catherine Foot in 1829 and he died in 1857.
Good with minor surface marking and bruising.
Dimensions
Height 25.00 cm (9.84 inches)
Width 27.00 cm (10.63 inches)
Depth 13.50 cm (5.31 inches)
Weight 1123.80g (36.14oz t)
Stock Code
O4251
Medium
silver
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