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    Irish silver at Bonhams.

    A George I/II Irish Provincial silver kitchen pepper pot (lot number 242 in the photograph) by William Newenham, Cork, circa 1720’s, sold for £5,040 inclusive of buyer’s premium at Bonham’s in London on June 22.

    Lot number 241, a George III Irish silver sauce-boat, by Matthew West, Dublin, circa 1775, made £1,440. Lot 243, a George I Irish silver bowl, by Henry Daniell, Dublin 1719, was unsold.  Lot 244, an 18th century Irish Provincial silver cream jug, sponsor’s mark over-striking another, only part of sponsor marks visible; a script “W” possibly for William Reynolds of Cork, also stamped “Sterling”, circa 1750, made £2,640.

    An 18th century Irish Provincial silver hook-end ladle, by Stephen Walsh, stamped twice Walsh and Sterling, Cork, circa 1760 made £2,640;  a George III Irish Provincial silver Old English pattern ladle, by Thomas Burke, stamped twice with maker’s mark and once with Sterling, Limerick circa 1790 made £7,920; a George III Irish silver two-handled tray, by James Scott, and retailed by West, Dublin 1812 made £3,360; a George III Irish silver ewer, probably of London manufacture, sponsor’s/retailer’s mark (?)W over-striking another R(?), probably that of Robert Hennell Dublin 1777 made £2,160; a mid 18th century Irish Provincial silver waiter, stamped thrice with maker’s mark only, IB by Jonathan Buck of Limerick, circa 1745, made £6,960; a set of four Georgian Irish silver cast candlesticks, by James Warren Dublin, no date letter circa 1760 made £5,520 and a rare 18th century Irish silver saffron teapot, maker’s mark W(T), possibly for William Townsend, Dublin, no date letter, second half of 18th century made £1,680.

    See post for June 7.

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