A Set of Four Paul de Lamerie Butter Shells

A Set of Four Paul de Lamerie Butter Shells

Silver
George II 
London, 1733
Maker’s Mark of Paul de Lamerie

Weight: 850 g, 27 oz. 6 dwt
 

Of scallop design on whelk feet. Naturalistically cast with irregular surface to the outside of the shells.

Sotheby's Sale "A Gentleman", January 23, 1964, Lot 61, Francis E. Fowler Jnr.
Christie's, Geneva, May 13, 1986, lots 128 and 129.
Sotheby’s New York, The Jaime Ortiz- Patino Collection of Silver by Paul de Lamerie, April 22 1998, lot 13.
Private Collection.
Koopman Rare Art.
 

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