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    Sale 5351

    Christie's Interiors

    15 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET

    MAKER'S MARK W.H, LONDON, 1774

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET
    MAKER'S MARK W.H, LONDON, 1774
    Vase shaped with wavy beaded rim, the pierced sides chased with stiff leafage and drapery swags interspersed with paterae, bead and chainwork handle, later ruby glass liner
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high
    4 oz. (124 gr.)


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