The work was first commissioned for the great Grand father, who was Prince William (William Augustus) (26 April 1721 — 31 October 1765), was a younger son of George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach, and Duke of Cumberland from 1726. He is generally best remembered for his role in putting down the Jacobite Rising at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, and as such is also known as "Butcher" Cumberland. After Culloden, he went on to enjoy a successful military career, but following the Convention of Klosterzeven in 1757, he never held active military command, and switched his attentions to politics and horse-racing.
A new one of this (still in production) retails for approximately $42,000.00 and is in perfect condition. The $42,000.00 figure is based upon the same form and size, with only slightly different hand painted decoration, available to view and verify on line at:
The Tureen measures approximately 9 1/4” height, 9 3/4” width and 14 1/2” length.A small chip in the lid was restored professionally by . A professional restoration was completed by a SE Florida Professional restorer known for restorations at the Viscaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, and other historical sites.
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