• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 263

    A GEORGE IV IRISH CAST-BRASS HALF BUSHEL MEASURE

    CIRCA 1826

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV IRISH CAST-BRASS HALF BUSHEL MEASURE
    CIRCA 1826
    Inscribed 'COUNTY OF KERRY' and 'Imperial Half Bushel' and 'E & W Pontifex & J. Wood Makers London' and stamped to the rim with various verification marks, the brass lacquered
    15 in. (38 cm.) diameter excluding handles


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Hotspur Ltd., London.