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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT POMANDER

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY DUTCH, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT POMANDER
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY DUTCH, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    The top unscrewing to release five separate segments each with a narrow sliding cover, the outside of three segments engraved with a figure within an oval cartouche, one segment engraved with tulips and the remaining segment with foliage, the threaded top pierced with trefoil finial, the central core engraved along each of its five facets with stylised acanthus leaves.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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    Provenance

    Christie's London, 7 May 1974, lot 111.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot dates from the second half of the 19th century and not as stated in the catalogue.
    The revised estimate is 700-1000.