Lot 456. Ellerton, Thomas. A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS

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Auction date: 15.06.2021   11:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 456 | Ellerton, Thomas. A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS
Each on square plinth, the vase shaped body partly fluted with gadrooned border and loop handles, the plain domed cover with reeded foliate ring finial, engraved with coat-of-arms on body and crest on cover, marked on plinth and cover
81/4 in. (21 cm.) wide
56 oz. 12 dwt. (1,762 gr.)
The arms are those of Waddington quartering Horsey impaling Grove, for John Horsey Waddington (1783-1863) of Langrish House, Petersfield, and his wife Emma Philippa (d. 1819), daughter of Thomas Grove of Ferne House, Wiltshire, whom he married in 1805. Waddington was educated at Harrow and St. John’s College, Cambridge. He was the son of the barrister George Waddington of Ely and his wife Caroline, the daughter of Samuel Horsey of Bury St. Edmunds. His wife Emma was the sister of Harriet Grove, diarist, cousin and first love of the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. John Waddington lived in a number of houses settling at Langrish House, which was inherited by his son John, then passing through the female line to the Talbot Ponsonby family.

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Preview 25.05.2021 - 15.06.2021
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