A Unique Pair of 18th Century George III Silver Engraved Open Fret Wine Coasters


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Object Description

A unique pair of 18th century George III silver engraved open fret wine coasters, circa 1775.
Each open fret frieze is topped with a rope twist and finally decorated with engraved naturalistic foliage connecting too well-drawn depictions consisting of a dog, a bird of prey, a goat, a pheasant, a peacock, a chicken, a further bird and a lively mullet crest.

The original removable moulded mahogany bases are each ringed and grooved and of good colour and patination.

They appear to be unmarked.

Weighable silver 8.24 oz

Height 2 Inches
Diameter 5 3/8 Inches

Object History

Provenance: S.J. Shrubsole, New York, 1981.

The collection of Robert S Pirie Sotherby’s, 2015, lot 88.

Object Condition

Wear consistent with age and use.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

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Dealer Location

Buscot Manor

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