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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 147

    A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT COMPORT STAND

    MARK OF DIGBY SCOTT AND BENJAMIN SMITH (II), LONDON, 1805

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT COMPORT STAND
    MARK OF DIGBY SCOTT AND BENJAMIN SMITH (II), LONDON, 1805
    Oval with applied fruiting vine border on four scrolling bracket feet, the handles modelled as two serpents entwined, the gallery formed by six double-hoof supports and a stylised anthemion band, inscribed under base Boodle's, the cut-glass dish with star-cut bottom and fluted sides
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) long, handle to handle
    33 oz. (1024 gr.)


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