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A William III and George I silver gilt composite toilet service

Maker:  Platel, Pierre, c.1664-1719; Nicholas Clausen; Pyne, Benjamin, C.1653-1732


Platel, Pierre, c.1664-1719; Nicholas Clausen; Pyne, Benjamin, C.1653-1732: A William III and George I silver gilt composite toilet service, variously chased with lambrequins, shells, scrolls, strapwork, etc.; engraved with the arms or crest of Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, comprising: i) A pair of large oblong toilet boxes, By Pierre Platel, dated 1701, 25.4cm. wide. ii) A rectangular pincushion and jewel casket by Nicholas Clausen, makers mark only, 17.8cm. wide. iii) A pair of circular boxes, by Pierre Platel, dated 1701, 12.7cm diameter. iv) A pair of smaller similar boxes by Pierre Platel, dated 1701, 7.6cm. diameter. v) A pair of covered beakers, decorated with applied strapwork by Pyne Benjamin, circa 1714, maker's mark only on covers (a pair of cut-glass jars previously associated with the covers are of later date), 14.6cm. high. vi) a pair of octagonal scent bottles by Nicholas Clausen, 1714, 16.5cm. high. vii) A bell, unmarked, 12.7cm. high. viii) Two oval brushes by Nicholas Clausen, 1714, 11.4cm. x 7.6cm. ix) A pair of scent bottles with hooks to screw covers, unmarked, 13cm. high. x) a pair of circular trays by Nicholas Clausen, maker's mark only, 17.8cm. diameter. xi) a pair of candlesticks on octagonal bases and stems by Nicholas Clausen, 1714, 19.7cm. high. xii) A mirror with shaped cresting, Pierre Platel, dated 1701, 71.1cm. x 45.7cm.

ID:  10081

Currently kept at: Welbeck Abbey



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