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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 252

    A CHARLES I SILVER-MOUNTED COCONUT-CUP

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1640

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHARLES I SILVER-MOUNTED COCONUT-CUP
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1640
    The coconut finely carved with six panels depicting scenes of figures in domestic landscapes and interiors, on a trumpet shaped foot and with shaped straps, the flaring rim applied with a twisted wire, the foot engraved with initials
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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