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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 229

    A FINE ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TIGERWARE JUG

    MARK SUN IN SPLENDOR (JACKSON REV. ED. P. 99, LINE 26), LONDON, 1580

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TIGERWARE JUG
    MARK SUN IN SPLENDOR (JACKSON REV. ED. P. 99, LINE 26), LONDON, 1580
    Globular, the jug mounted on a circular foot chased with strapwork and floral decoration, the neck mount and hinged cover with similar decoration, cover with baluster finial and thumbpiece modeled as two intertwined acorns, marked under base, on neck and cover
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high


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