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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 94

    A GROUP OF ONE SILVER AND TWO GILT-METAL POSY HOLDERS

    CONTINENTAL, 19TH CENTURY, THE SILVER ONE STRUCK ONLY WITH A '13' STANDARD MARK

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    A GROUP OF ONE SILVER AND TWO GILT-METAL POSY HOLDERS
    CONTINENTAL, 19TH CENTURY, THE SILVER ONE STRUCK ONLY WITH A '13' STANDARD MARK
    The silver example stamped with strawberries and leaves, mother-of-pearl scroll handle; the first gilt-metal example stamped with entwined serpents and leafage, highlighted with dark green enamel, turned mother-of-pearl handle of knopped form; the second gilt-metal example with scrolls and cherub masks, set with faceted blue glass imitating gems, the tapering blue enamel handle with silvery-white enamel flowers (3)


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