• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    A GEORGE III SILVER-MOUNTED MEMENTO MORI COCONUT CUP

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF SE IN WAVY-EDGED RECTANGULAR PUNCH, PROBABLY PROVINCIAL, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER-MOUNTED MEMENTO MORI COCONUT CUP
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF SE in wavy-edged rectangular punch, PROBABLY PROVINCIAL, CIRCA 1770
    Of goblet form on trumpet foot, with three vertical leaf-edged straps and similarly edged rim, the latter engraved with a crest of an armoured arm embowed, holding aloft a dagger, inscribed along the rim To the memory of a Friend who died in March, 1770
    7½ in. high (19 cm.)


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