• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER SINGING BIRD BOX

    STAMPED "835", CIRCA 1900, WITH ADDITIONAL CONTROL MARK TO COVER

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    A CONTINENTAL SILVER SINGING BIRD BOX
    STAMPED "835", CIRCA 1900, WITH ADDITIONAL CONTROL MARK TO COVER
    Chased with groups of playful putti; a trinket box by William Comyns, London, 1902, cover chased with figures on a swing; a George III child's mug, London, 1817; a group of Scottish single-struck King's pattern flatware, principally by J. McKay, Edinburgh, 1834/5, comprising: 24 table forks, sauce ladle, butter knife, 4 dessert spoons, 9 table spoons, 4 other items; a Victorian plated military trophy cup on crossed swords, wreath and helmet support, engraved with Household Cavalry trooper within ribbon, circa 1875
    weighable silver 91 oz. (2,281 gr.) (43)


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