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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 246

    A GEORGE II SILVER CREAM-JUG

    MARK OF JOHN LIGER, LONDON, 1727

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER CREAM-JUG
    MARK OF JOHN LIGER, LONDON, 1727
    Shell-shaped and on oval foot chased with strapwork and with a dragon stem, the handle chased with scales and capped with a grotesque mask, applied below the spout with a mask, engraved with a crest and initials, marked near rim
    3½ in. (9.5 cm.) high
    6 oz. (196 gr.)
    The crest is possibly that of Raynton


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale [Miss Boore]; Christie's London, 1 May 1929, lot 122 (£112 to Mallett)