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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 218

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER TAPERSTICK AND THREE OTHER GEORGIAN EXAMPLES

    MARK OF JOHN BACHE, LONDON, 1708

    Price Realised  

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER TAPERSTICK AND THREE OTHER GEORGIAN EXAMPLES
    MARK OF JOHN BACHE, LONDON, 1708
    Faceted octagonal, with faceted knopped baluster stem and socket, marked under base; a George II taperstick, maker's mark GU, circa 1730, shaped square with canted corner, with knopped baluster stem, marked under base with maker's mark only; and two matching George II tapersticks, James Gould, London, 1730 and 1737, shaped circular base, with knopped baluster stem, one engraved with a crest, each marked under base, the 1730 taperstick also marked on socket
    The Bache taperstick 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high; 14 oz. 10 dwt. (464 gr.) (4)


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