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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 301

    A LATE VICTORIAN SILVER SUGAR CASTER

    MARK OF H. MATTHEWS OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, BIRMINGHAM, 1895

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE VICTORIAN SILVER SUGAR CASTER
    MARK OF H. MATTHEWS OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, BIRMINGHAM, 1895
    Horn-shaped with octagonal panelled sides terminating in a mythical creature's head, with 2 scroll supports and bifurcated loop handle; also a late Victorian silver-mounted mirror, by William Comyns, London, 1892; an Edwardian silver-mounted double photo frame, London, 1902, inlaid with tortoiseshell panel; and an Edwardian silver-mounted photograph frame, Birmingham, 1908
    the first -- 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
    weighable silver 6 oz. (186 gr.) (4)


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