British & Continental Ceramics & Glass & Decorative Arts | 25 June 2013
Christopher Dresser for Hukin & Heath, an electro-plate and glass six bottle...
Sold for £1100
Christopher Dresser for Hukin & Heath, an electro-plate and glass six bottle cruet set on stand, with a hemispherical handle to the central shaft, the plain cut-cornered triangular base with a pair of plain supports at the angles, with faceted cut glass ovoid based containers, engraved 1881 with a monogram 'COG' beneath two crests, maker's mark, Þsigned by Dr. C. Dresser', PODR mark for 12th November 1879 and no. 2328, 16.5cm (6 1/2in) high
The crests of ORMSBY and GORE.
John Ralph Ormsby-Gore (1816-1876) of Brogyntyn, Shropshire, Groom-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria and sometime MP for co. Carnarvon and North Salop, was created Baron Harlech in January 1876. On his death five months later the title passed to his brother William Richard Ormsby-Gore. The monogram here probably for George Ralph Charles Ormsby-Gore, 3rd Baron Harlech.
All glass have remains of previous contents
One stopper with chipping, longest 1cm
Verdigris corrosion to caster covers, plating worn, one inner mount stuck fast to the cover crests, monogram and 1881 to mustard cover and handle
Plating to base good
Tuesday 25 June 2013, 10.00am
22nd June 9.00am - 12.30pm
24th June 9.00am - 6.00pm
25th June 8.30am - 10.00am