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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER-GILT PRIZE TODDY LADLE

    MARK OF GEORGE MCHATTIE, EDINBURGH, 1819

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    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER-GILT PRIZE TODDY LADLE
    MARK OF GEORGE McHATTIE, EDINBURGH, 1819
    The elaborate scroll handle decorated with foliage incorporating a reserve on either side, one vacant, the other inscribed Lucifer (presumably the name of a horse), the handle terminating at the bowl in bifurcated scrolls, the oval bowl itself chased with a band of scrolls and flowers on frosted ground
    15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) long
    7.5 oz. (233 gr.)


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