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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    A COMPOSITE FRANCO-GERMAN SILVER CAMPAIGN SET

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COMPOSITE FRANCO-GERMAN SILVER CAMPAIGN SET
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising: a German beaker, stamped F and 13, engraved with foliage and scrolls over engine-turned panels and with German inscription dated 29 April 1862, gilt interior, engraved with initials WS under a coronet; together with a French folding knife, fork and spoon, with mounted mother-of-pearl handles, post-1938; and two other metal fittings vis. a corkscrew with pull-out toothpick(?) and an implement with four small folding blades; in fitted leather case lined in red velvet, tooled on top with the same initials and coronet as before
    the beaker 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
    the beaker 3.5 oz. (109 gr.)


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