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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 218

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR BOWL

    MARK OF AMBROSE BOXWELL, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR BOWL
    MARK OF AMBROSE BOXWELL, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1770
    Circular, on three hoof feet with shell joins, the bowl chased with pastoral scenes of a shepherd and his flock, a milkmaid and her cow and birds perched in trees, spiral beaded fluting, rim with punched decoration, marked on base
    5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diameter; 5 oz. (166 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Leona M. Helmsley