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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 468

    A GEORGE III SILVER FOUR-CUP EGG CRUET

    MARK OF JOHN ROBERTS & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1809

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER FOUR-CUP EGG CRUET
    MARK OF JOHN ROBERTS & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1809
    The openwork frame of inverted mushroom form with ring handle and 4 ball feet, with 4 cups with gilt interiors, a clear glass salt on top (glass later), and 4 associated egg spoons, 1789/1831, also 2 later salt spoons, egg cups and spoons with matching crests
    the cruet 7 in. (18 cm.) long
    18 oz. (559 gr.)


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