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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF JOHN LAUGHLIN, SR., DUBLIN, 1749

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF JOHN LAUGHLIN, SR., DUBLIN, 1749
    Vase form, on circular foot, with two leaf-capped handles and an applied midband, engraved with a coat-of-arms on one side, together with a modern silver domed cover with urn-form finial, marked on body, the cover apparently unmarked
    14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high; 85 oz. 10 dwt. (2,699 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF SIR JOHN R.H. AND LADY THOURON, REMOVED FROM HISTORIC DOE RUN FARM, A DU PONT LEGACY