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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 284

    A LATE CHARLES II SILVER-GILT SEAL-TOP SPOON

    MAKER'S MARK ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS SMYTHER, LONDON, 1684

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    Estimate

    A LATE CHARLES II SILVER-GILT SEAL-TOP SPOON
    MAKER'S MARK ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS SMYTHER, LONDON, 1684
    The seal finial with plain top and broad tapering stem of heavy gauge
    6½ in. (16.7 cm.) long
    2 oz. (62 gr.)


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    Provenance

    How of Edinburgh
    Winfield Collection (put together by How of Edinburgh in the 1960s/70s)
    S.J Shrubsole, 43 Museum St. June 1974
    Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 6 March 2001, lot 89
    J.H.Bourdon-Smith