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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    A DUTCH SILVER TOBACCO-BOX

    MARK OF WIGNAND WARNEKE, AMSTERDAM, 1779

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DUTCH SILVER TOBACCO-BOX
    MARK OF WIGNAND WARNEKE, AMSTERDAM, 1779
    BALUSTER SHAPED AND ON FOUR FLOWER FEET, CONNECTED BY AN OPENWORK SKIRT, THE BODY CHASED WITH RIBBON TIED FLOWER SWAGS, THE COVER CHASED WITH ROCAILLE AND WITH A FINIAL CAST AS A BIRD ON A BRANCH, MARKED UNDERNEATH AND INSIDE COVER
    6½ IN. (16.5 CM.) HIGH
    20 OZ. (612 GR.)


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