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Lot #9 - An impressive George II Irish sterling silver tray by THOMAS JOHNSTON of Dublin, circa 1758

  • Auction House:
    Leski Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Decorative Arts & Collectables
  • Sale Date:
    23 Jun 2019 ~ 12noon (AEST)
  • Lot #:
    9
  • Lot Description:
    An impressive George II Irish sterling silver tray by THOMAS JOHNSTON of Dublin, circa 1758
    engraved with the arms of Thomas Wentworth, 2nd Baronet of Wentworth Woodhouse.
    52cm diameter, 3230 grams
  • Provenance:
    Teasdale Smith Family Collection
  • Notes:
    Wentworth was named the Earl of Strafford by King Charles I in 1640 and was later sentence to death by King Charles and executed in 1645. His grandson William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford (Viscount Wentworth) was a peer and member of the House of Lords of Great Britain, and is believed to have had the tray commissioned. The tray is accompanied by a small archive of associated material including various insurance policies dating back to the early 20th century.
  • Estimate:
    A$30,000 - 35,000
  • Realised Price:
    $0.00
  • Category:
    Silver

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