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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 162

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP

    MARK OF MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, 1778

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP
    MARK OF MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, 1778
    Baluster with leaf-capped scroll handles, the domed foot chased with a stiff-leaf border, the sides chased in relief with a hen and three chicks on one side and two birds on the other, above which are drapery swags centred by a vacant wreath cartouche, gilt interior, inscribed underneath with scratch-weight 36 - 11½
    8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high
    27 oz. (838 gr.)


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