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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 154

    A GEORGE V SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN AND ALWYN CHARLES ELLISON CARR, LONDON, 1911

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE V SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN AND ALWYN CHARLES ELLISON CARR, LONDON, 1911
    On tapering circular section with embossed band of vines, hops and leaves, the hinged cover with scroll thumbpiece, with scroll handle, with overall hammered finish and a gilt interior, marked near rim and inside cover, the base chased 'OMAR RAMSDEN ET ALWYN CARR ME FECERUNT'
    6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high
    21 oz. (640 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 25 September 1987, lot 33.
    The David and Vivian Campbell Collection; Christie's London, 20 April 2005, lot 7.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 151-156)


    Literature

    E. Turner and L. Springer Roberts, English Silver, Masterpieces by Omar Ramsden From the Campbell Collection, New York, 1992, p.27.


    Exhibited

    Chicago, Montreal, Nashville, Williamstown, and Toronto, English Silver, Masterpieces by Omar Ramsden From the Campbell Collection, no.8.