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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 222

    A GEORGE IV SILVER INKWELL

    MARK OF REBECCA EMES AND EDWARD BARNARD, LONDON, 1827

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV SILVER INKWELL
    MARK OF REBECCA EMES AND EDWARD BARNARD, LONDON, 1827
    The bombé circular body on four paw feet with square plinth, the lower body with flower-capped lobes, with two scroll handles, the detachable cover fitted with silver-mounted glass ink-bottle and taperstick with snuffer and with three holes for pens, marked on base, underneath, on bottle cover, taperstick and snuffer
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) wide over handles
    13 oz. (408 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
    (LOTS 218-250)