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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    A GROUP OF SILVER TABLE ACCESSORIES

    VARIOUS MAKER'S MARKS, 20TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF SILVER TABLE ACCESSORIES
    VARIOUS MAKER'S MARKS, 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Victorian silver owl-form mustard pot chased with plumage, hinged cover formed as the head with red glass eyes and a mustard spoon with mouse finial which rests beneath the beak; a Victorian silver penguin-form caster, the hinged cover formed as the head with black glass eyes and a fitted spoon with fish finial which rests beneath the beak, mark of Richard Comyns, London, 1976; a pair of salt cellars modeled as frogs pulling a hollow shell with a beetle, with silver plate spoons, the cellars apparently unmarked; and two dishes realistically modeled as leaves, mark of Gianmaria Buccellati
    3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high, the owl; 7 oz. approximate weighable silver


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    Pre-Lot Text

    A NEW YORK TASTEMAKER: THE TODD ALEXANDER ROMANO COLLECTION