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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 237

    A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT CARD CASE

    MARK OF THOMAS WHIPHAM, LONDON, CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT CARD CASE
    MARK OF THOMAS WHIPHAM, LONDON, CIRCA 1765
    Rectangular, finely engraved on one side with a coat-of-arms in rococo cartouche, marked on bezel with maker's mark
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) long; 5 oz. 10 dwt. (175 gr.)


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    The arms are those of Lyttleton Frankley in Worcestershire

    Provenance

    With Hobart House


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a New Jersey Collector