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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET

    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, POSSIBLY THAT OF BENJAMIN MOUNTIGUE, LONDON, 1788

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET
    MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, POSSIBLY THAT OF BENJAMIN MOUNTIGUE, LONDON, 1788
    Of navette form on shaped oval pedestal foot (weighted), the fluted sides attractively engraved with swags and ribbon-tied navette cartouches, one centred by an initialled lozenge, gilt interior
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long
    7.75 oz. (240 gr.)


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