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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER INKSTAND

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY SPANISH, LAST QUARTER OF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER INKSTAND
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY SPANISH, LAST QUARTER OF 18TH CENTURY
    The elongated quatrefoil base with chased chainwork, ovolo and bead borders, raised on four bun feet, with three squat circular pots that sit on top, one a sander or pounce pot, the other with open top, the largest, central pot with a bell that sits above it
    12 in. (31 cm.) long
    56 oz. (1738 gr.)


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