Of vase form, raised on four scroll supports topped by acanthus and with acanthus pad feet, the body engraved on both sides with a coat-of-arms under a foliate mantle, the reeded loop handles springing from lion heads, removable collars with gadrooned rims with shells flanked by acanthus at angles, engraved on both sides with stag crest, detachable cylindrical liners crested to match, marked throughout and numbered 3 and 4
934 in. (25 cm.) high
254 oz. 6 dwt. (7,629 gr.)
For Henry Thorold (1797 - 1871) of Cuxwold Hall, co. Lincoln, presumably by descent to his eldest surviving son,
William Thorold (1840 - 1894) of Cuxwold Hall, co. Lincoln, to his brother,
Richard Thorold (1843 - 1904), of Cuxwold Hall, co. Lincoln and Eaton Place, London, presumably to his sister,
Mary Sophia (1836 - 1889), widow of Richard Christopher Naylor (1814 - 1899), presumably to their daughter,
Mittie Naylor (1859 - 1953), wife of Derrick Warner William Westenra, 4th/5th Baron Rossmore of Monaghan (1853 - 1921), presumably by descent to their son,
William Westenra, 5th/6th Baron Rossmore of Monaghan (1892-1958), sold,
The Lord Rossmore; Christie's, London, 26 June 1935, lot 83.
Property of a Minnesota Collector; Christie’s, New York, 18 October 1989, lot 160.
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The arms are those of Thorold, presumably for Henry Thorold (1797-1871) of Cuxwold Hall, co. Lincoln.

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