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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 114

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CUTLERY-URNS

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CUTLERY-URNS
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Each with vertical stringing overall, the domed stepped top with turned finial, enclosing a stepped interior with divisions for cutlery, on a turned socle and square stepped base with bracket feet, the white metal escutcheons and handles original, each with paper label on the underside indistinctly inscribed in ink 'The Property of Yvonne E.L...' and with another label inscribed in ink '18 Table knives'
    22 in. (66 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) diameter. (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 19 September 2002, lot 12.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN