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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    A GEORGE III SILVER TROPHY CAKE BASKET: THE AQUEDUCT FRIZETTE, WON BY PRICELESS GEM

    MARK OF HESTER BATEMAN, LONDON, 1788

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER TROPHY CAKE BASKET: THE AQUEDUCT FRIZETTE, WON BY PRICELESS GEM
    MARK OF HESTER BATEMAN, LONDON, 1788
    Shaped oval, on an oval base pierced with pales, the body pierced with rosettes and vases amid floral garlands and wrigglework, and a shaped reeded border, with overhead swing handle, the field engraved with a crest, the reverse of base engraved with an inscription, marked on body and handle
    16 1/8 in. (40.9 cm.) long; 28 oz. 10 dwt. (900 gr.)
    The inscription: New York Racing Association, The Frizette, Aqueduct, 1965 won by Ethel D. Jacobs, Priceless Gem


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