9302. George III Silver Bowl - Price £6,750


A handsome antique sterling silver centrepiece bowl on pedestal foot, with plain classic styling and broad gadroon borders. Good size and weight. Excellent quality. Bright original gilding. There is a large hand engraved armorial to the front with the motto “Prest Pour Mon Pais” - "Ready For My Country". Weight 2545 grams, 81.8 troy ounces. Height 20 cms. Diameter 29 cms. London 1807. Maker Richard Cook.

Biography - No record of apprenticeship of freedom. Only mark entered as plateworker, 28 June 1799. Address: 29 Carey Street, 14 January 1805. His work, which has survived in reasonable quantity, shows a high standard and he probably supplied one of the leading retailers, Rundell and Co. or Jeffreys, Jones and Gilbert. Most frequently met with are tea-sets and entree-dishes, with some good covered cups of semi-classical inspiration.

Condition - This superb silver bowl is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Marked on the side of the foot with a full set of clear English hallmarks. The engraved armorial is still crisp.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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