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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A NATURALISTIC SILVER TEA EQUIPAGE

    UNMARKED, ENGLISH, PROBABLY MID-18TH CENTURY

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    A NATURALISTIC SILVER TEA EQUIPAGE
    UNMARKED, ENGLISH, PROBABLY MID-18TH CENTURY
    Comprising a set of twelve teaspoons with veined leaf bowls, the leafy stalk stems decorated on top with a lady bird and at the back with a caterpillar, together with a pair of sugar nips and a cream ladle en suite, the latter with fruiting vine-chased bowl, contained in a black shagreen box lined in green silk and velvet, divided into three compartments
    9 oz. (279 gr.) (14)


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