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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 197

    A GEORGE V SILVER STIRRUP-CUP

    MARK OF CHARLES TOWNLEY AND JOHN THOMAS, LONDON, 1929

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE V SILVER STIRRUP-CUP
    MARK OF CHARLES TOWNLEY AND JOHN THOMAS, LONDON, 1929
    Realistically modelled as a fox's mask, the inner and outer rim engraved with inscriptions, marked near rim
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high
    17 oz. (536 gr.)
    The inscription outside the rim reads 'Oswald July 29th 1933 from Francis and Hilda.

    The inscription inside the rim reads 'just a memory'


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN