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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 291

    A GEORGE III SILVER BUTTER SPADE WITH GREEN-STAINED IVORY BALUSTER HANDLE

    MARK OF ALDRIDGE & GREEN, LONDON, 1786

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    A GEORGE III SILVER BUTTER SPADE WITH GREEN-STAINED IVORY BALUSTER HANDLE
    MARK OF ALDRIDGE & GREEN, LONDON, 1786
    The blade with bright-engraved border, the reverse engraved beside the marks with a crest of an arm issuing from a cloud holding a sword upright -- 6¾ in. (17.5 cm.) long; Together with a set of six George III bottom marked Feather Edge tablespoons, mark of Robert Rew, London, 1770, engraved with a castle crest
    14.25 oz. (442 gr.) (7)


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