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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED CARVED COCONUT CUP

    MAKER'S MARK OF BA IN AN OVAL PUNCH STRUCK THREE TIMES TO RIM, PROBABLY DUTCH FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED CARVED COCONUT CUP
    MAKER'S MARK OF BA IN AN OVAL PUNCH STRUCK THREE TIMES TO RIM, PROBABLY DUTCH FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    Carved with tulips surrounding three vignettes depicting a gentleman bidding farewell to his father, a married couple seated at the dining table and a woman feeding pigs over a garden wall, the flared silver rim with narrow ropework band and acanthus leaf edge attached to three ribbed straps descending to the tapering conical spreading foot, the underside of the base engraved with contemporary initials R over L*M and 10:6
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the mark is probably that of Berent Munckhoff of Groningen, circa 1625.