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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 174

    A GEORGE II SILVER-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CUTLERY BOX

    CIRCA 1745

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CUTLERY BOX
    CIRCA 1745
    The tapering canted rectangular box with three molded-silver bands, the hinged top opening to reveal a velvet, silver thread and leather-lined interior, weighted
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) wide, 3½ in. (9 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Bought from Fortnum & Mason, London, 7 July 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF
    THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM
    VANCOUVER, CANADA
    (LOTS 131-214)