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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 173

    A GEORGE III SHEFFIELD-PLATED EPERGNE

    CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SHEFFIELD-PLATED EPERGNE
    CIRCA 1790
    The oval frame supported on four fluted legs with paw feet and vine-form joins, with a cut-glass central bowl and four branches each supporting a small oval cut-glass bowl, apparently unmarked; together with a George V silver salver, Lionel Alfred Crichton, London, 1910, shaped circular, on four stepped pedestal feet, marked under base
    The epergne 13¾ in. (34.9 cm.) high; the salver 14 in. (35.6 cm.) diameter; 37 oz. 10 dwt. (1175 gr.) (2)


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    Special Notice

    From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.


    Provenance

    The epergne, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 29 May 1941, lot 309
    The Doris Duke Collection, sold Christie's, New York, 3-5 June 2004, lot 527


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY