• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 37

    A GEORGE III SMALL SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF EBENEZER COKER, LONDON, 1763

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SMALL SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF EBENEZER COKER, LONDON, 1763
    With shell and scroll border and plain centre, on three hoof feet, the underside initialled M+F
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.)
    7.25 oz. (225 gr.)


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    Ismail Merchant celebrated his birthday on the set of 'Cotton Mary', the film he was directing in Cochin, India in 1999.

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    Provenance

    A birthday gift presented to Ismail Merchant on the 25 December 1999.