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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 250

    A COMMONWEALTH SILVER FLAGON

    LONDON, 1657, MAKER'S MARK IW

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COMMONWEALTH SILVER FLAGON
    LONDON, 1657, MAKER'S MARK IW
    Cylindrical on spreading base, the flat hinged cover with openwork heart finial, with scroll handle, prick engraved with two sets of initials within trailing foliage, the base engraved 'Sacombe Church', marked by rim and on cover, the base engraved with scratchweight 'wt 40"17"0'
    10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) high
    41 oz. (1,275 gr.)


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    Provenance

    The Rector and Churchwardens of Sacombe, Hertfordshire; Christie's London, 28 October 1964, lot 121.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
    (LOTS 218-250)