• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A GEORGE II SILVER BALUSTER MUG

    MARK PROBABLY THAT OF JOHN BAYLEY, LONDON, 1758

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER BALUSTER MUG
    MARK PROBABLY THAT OF JOHN BAYLEY, LONDON, 1758
    With leaf-capped scroll handle, engraved with initials R.A. over M to front and further initials to base; also a similar George III example by Fuller White, London, 1760 and a smaller example by Louis Black, London, 1763
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
    29.5 oz. (915 gr.) (3)


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