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Lot 24

A George II silver waiter Ebenezer Coker & Thomas Hannam London, 1759 Of circular form, with...

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Lot 24

A George II silver waiter
Ebenezer Coker & Thomas Hannam
London, 1759
Of circular form, with...

Price Realised: £262

Estimate: £200 - £300

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 24

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A George II silver waiter

Ebenezer Coker & Thomas Hannam

London, 1759

Of circular form, with gadrooned and shell border, the base engraved with the arms of Vere, 3rd Earl Poulett (1710-1788) and raised on three paw feet, 17.8cm dia., approx. weight 9.25ozt

Arms: The arms are those of of Poulett impaling another under an Earl's coronet. In 1759, the holder of the title was the second Earl, who died unmarried. He was succeeded by his brother, Vere, in 1764 who was married to Mary, daughter of William Butt of Arlington, in Gloucestershire in 1765. They lived at Poulett Lodge, Twickenham. The arms impaling those of Poulett (ermine, an archery butt) are adopted arms for the Butt family. (With thanks to Pursuivant Research)

Vere, 3rd Earl Poulett was educated at Taunton Grammar School and went on to become Lord Lieutenant of Devon.

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT
VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

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