• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 519

    A GEORGE IV SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET

    MARK OF GEORGE HUNTER (II), LONDON, 1822

    Price Realised  

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    A GEORGE IV SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET
    MARK OF GEORGE HUNTER (II), LONDON, 1822
    Sides chased with flowers and foliage around cartouches, one monogrammed, gilt interiors to sugar bowl and cream jug, ivory insulators to tea and coffee pot
    82 oz. (2,542 gr.) (4)


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