• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 173

    A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER FILIGREE BASKET

    PROBABLY GREEK, 2ND HALF OF 19TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER FILIGREE BASKET
    PROBABLY GREEK, 2ND HALF OF 19TH CENTURY
    With 2 punches in Greek characters and a "14" standard mark struck twice, a George III navette-shaped snuffers tray, crested, by Richard Cooke, London, 1800, a pierced & chased shell dish, Sheffield, 1895 and a set of 4 Victorian shaped oval dishes chased with embracing putti, fruit & birds, by William Comyns, London, 1893/4
    Shell dish 9¼ in. wide (23.5 cm.)
    46 oz. (1426 gm.) (7)


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