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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    A GEORGE III SILVER STIRRUP CUP MODELLED AS A HARE'S HEAD

    MARK OF HENRY NUTTING OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, PROBABLY THAT OF PHIPPS AND ROBINSON, LONDON, 1805

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER STIRRUP CUP MODELLED AS A HARE'S HEAD
    MARK OF HENRY NUTTING OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, PROBABLY THAT OF PHIPPS AND ROBINSON, LONDON, 1805
    Realistically chased to simulate hair, with flared and fluted rim and gilt interior, the flat underside engraved with the crest of the Earl of Kintore and inscribed The Keith Hall Harriers
    6¾ in. (17.3 cm.) long
    10 oz. (310 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly supplied to Anthony Adrian, 7th Earl of Kintore (1794-1844).