Paul de Lamerie ( s Hertogenbosch 1688 - London 1751)
Silver-gilt dessert basket. Pierced wickerwork body and corded loop handles. Centre engraved arms of 1st Earl of Bristol in border of trelliswork, strapwork and shells. 'No.1, 43-13'. (a)-Paul de Lamerie, 1731, (b)-Frederick Kandler, 1752, (c and d)- Frederick Kandler, 1768. Previous location note - one of a set of four, 1 on the mezzanine floor and 3 in the silver cabinet (2).
Part of the Bristol Collection. Acquired by the National Trust in 1956 under the auspices of the National Land Fund, later the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
Makers and roles
Paul de Lamerie ( s Hertogenbosch 1688 - London 1751) , silversmith