10 - 11 June 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A NORWEGIAN BIRCH PEG TANKARD
The drum carved with a pair of heraldic lions supporting an oval crowned shield and carved in relief with scrolling flowering tendrils, the cover with further flowering tendrils and a central disc of a bird perched on a flowering plant, the scroll handle with a square shield terminal on three pomegranate feet, traces of paint
7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high
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