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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 60

    A GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGER AND COVER

    MARK OF CARRINGTON AND CO., LONDON, 1912, BRITANNIA STANDARD

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    A GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGER AND COVER
    MARK OF CARRINGTON AND CO., LONDON, 1912, BRITANNIA STANDARD
    In the Charles II style, the bombé sides chased with a stag and a hound, with leaf-capped scroll handles, the detachable cover chased with flowers and with a snake handle, the base engraved with an inscription, marked near handle and on cover bezel
    11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) wide over handles
    63 oz. (1,955 gr.)
    The inscription reads '1913 Northamptonshire Agricultural Society 1st Prize Best 5 Shortwoolled of Crossbred Theaves Cotswold Agricultural Society 1st Prize Best Pair of Dairy Cows (any breed) Royal Dublin Society Oxford Down Sheep 1st Prize Shearling Ram 2nd Prize Shearling Ram 1st Prize three Shearling Ewes'


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