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    Sale 5901

    Christie's Interiors

    3 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 459

    A GEORGE III SILVER-MOUNTED NAVAL OFFICER'S CAMPAIGN DRESSING TABLE SET

    MARK OF JOHN TROBY, LONDON, 1798

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    A GEORGE III SILVER-MOUNTED NAVAL OFFICER'S CAMPAIGN DRESSING TABLE SET
    MARK OF JOHN TROBY, LONDON, 1798
    Comprising: 5 mounted glass cologne bottles, 2 small circular pots, another larger with fitting for detachable handle (baluster wood handle present, and a George IV shaving brush container (lacks brush), by Thomas Wade, London, 1825, all engraved with crest, also 2 glass bottles with red leather covers, several metal implements & 3 ivory- handled razors, also a razor strap, still with original trade label, the cover with pull-down red leather writing surface, all contained in a brass-banded and cornered mahogany box with collapsible handle to cover and escutcheon inscribed Lieutt Hon. Cecil Spenser D.S.C., R.N.
    18 1/8 in. (46.2 cm.) long; 10 1/8 in. (25.8 cm.) wide


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