Silver, Glass and Ceramics

December 12, 2012

LOT 35
The Routh Cups
Pair of George III Silver Covered Cups, Joseph Hardy, London, 1806
  • The Routh Cups
Pair of George III Silver Covered Cups, Joseph Hardy, London, 1806
  • The Routh Cups
Pair of George III Silver Covered Cups, Joseph Hardy, London, 1806
  • The Routh Cups
Pair of George III Silver Covered Cups, Joseph Hardy, London, 1806

35

The Routh Cups
Pair of George III Silver Covered Cups, Joseph Hardy, London, 1806

with entwined serpent handles and Routh crest finials, in their fitted oak cases
height 16.5" — 42 cm.
196.3 oz. — 6106 grams

Estimate $7,000-$10,000

Realised: $38,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Presented by subscription to the memory of Richard Routh (1749-1801), Chief Justice of Newfoundland (1798-1801), whose life was lost at sea with all aboard H.M. Sloop of War “The Fly”

Provenance:

John Routh (1777-1853) of Halifax, Nova Scotia;
by descent to the present owners