Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique Silver Gilt Chalice Cup by Paul de Lamerie 1745. This is an exquisite antique George II English silver gilt chalice bearing hallmarks for London 1745 and the makers mark of the renowned silversmith.
L in script under a crown over a pellet, this mark was first. From a domed foot, the tall stem with plain beaded knop, rises to the bowl which is divided by a wide band. The restrained form illustrates that at the end of his working life, Paul de Lamerie reverted to simple designs, in this case similar to his earliest chalice for Milton Cleveden.A truly exquisite piece, in excellent condition, that would make a fine addition to any antique silver collection. In excellent condition , however the P de L mark is slightly rubbed, p lease see photos for confirmation of condition. Height 26.5 x Width 13 x Depth 11.5 & Weight 23 troy oz. Height 10.4 x Width 5.1 x Depth 4.5 & Weight 0.72 kg.
(1688 - 1751) was an English silversmith. The Victoria and Albert Museum describes him as the greatest silversmith working in England in the. He was the son of a minor French nobleman, Paul. His Huguenot parents had left France following the Edict of Fontainebleau in 1685. His father became an officer in the army of William III of Orange and moved to London in 1689 in the Glorious Revolution, but died a pauper in 1735.They had two sons and four daughters together; three daughters survived. He died in London and was buried at St Anne's Church, Soho. Became the apprentice of a London goldsmith of Huguenot origin, Pierre. Opened his own workshop in 1713 and was appointed goldsmith to George I in 1716. He worked in partnership with Ellis Gamble - formerly the apprentice master of William. His early work is in the simple Queen Anne styles, following classical French models, but. Is noted for his elaborate Rococo style from the. Particularly the richly-decorated works of an unidentified craftsman, the Maynard Master. The Duke of Bedford, and other members of the English upper classes.
He also worked for John V of Portugal before losing. Amongst his production to the Portuguese Court was a huge solid silver bath tub lost in the great 1755 Lisbon earthquake. He served on the committees of the Goldsmiths' Company. He served as a captain and then major in the Westminster volunteer association.Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station.
Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques.Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Antique Silver Gilt Chalice Cup by Paul de Lamerie 1745" is in sale since Wednesday, September 16, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX.
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