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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 355

    A GEORGE III SILVER THREE BOTTLE INKSTAND

    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1771

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER THREE BOTTLE INKSTAND
    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1771
    Shaped rectangular with gadroon rims, three galleried fretwork receivers each with a silver-mounted faceted glass bottle, inscribed with contemporaneous Latin philosophy prize inscription dated 1771 on pen depressions, scratch-weight 14:5 underneath
    8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm.) wide; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) deep
    weight of stand, 11.5 oz. (357 gr.)


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