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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE

    MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1813

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE
    MARK OF MATTHEW BOULTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1813
    On shaped square base with paw feet and acanthus leaf border, the acanthus leaf baluster stem supporting an openwork leaf and beaded ring with cut glass bowl, with four leaf-clad branches with conforming ring supports and cut-glass bowl, marked under base and on each branch bezel
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) high; 144 oz. (4,489 gr.)


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    Provenance

    with Asprey, New York, 1992


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY