The Tollemache Beer Jugs

AUGUSTIN COURTAULD (worked from 1708)

The Tollemache Beer Jugs

1718 United Kingdom

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Each baluster and on spreading stepped foot, with scroll handle and short spout, engraved with a coat-of-arms within the motto of the Order of the Thistle all below an earl's coronet, marked underneath, further engraved with scratchweights '33=16' and '27=16'
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The coat-of-arms are those of Tollemache impaling Carteret for Lionel, 4th Earl Dysart K.T. (1708-1770) and his wife Lady Grace Carteret (1713-1755), daughter of 1st Earl Granville, whom he married in 1729. He was made a Knight of the Thistle in 1743. Lionel Tollemache, 4th Earl Dysart K.T. (1708-1770), then by descent to Bentley Lyonel John Tollemache, 3rd Baron Tollemache (1883-1955) The Trustees of the Tollemache Estates; Christie's, London, 13 May 1953, lot 78. Presumably acquired from How of Edinburgh by Sir Stephen Courtauld K.T. (1883-1967), three times great grandson of Augustine Courtauld, given to his nephew in the 1960's. Colin Kenneth Dowman (1920-2010), son of Sir Stephen’s sister Catherine (1878-1972) and her husband Wilfred Harry Dowman (1879-1936), owner of the celebrated tea clipper ‘Cutty Sark’ which was donated to the nation by his widow, and then by descent to Augustine Courtauld’s five times great granddaughter.
Dimensions
Height 17.50 cm (6.89 inches)
Weight 1678.00g (53.95oz t)
Stock Code
22041.2
Medium
Silver
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