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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 201

    A GEORGE II SILVER-MOUNTED OSTRICH EGG CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF LOUIS HAMON, LONDON, CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER-MOUNTED OSTRICH EGG CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF LOUIS HAMON, LONDON, CIRCA 1740
    Set on stepped silver pedestal foot, the ostrich cup applied with silver straps and neckmount, the cover with silver trefoil border, straps and ostrich finial, the cup engraved with a crest, marked under base with maker's mark only, the finial probably later
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAN FRANCISCO COLLECTOR