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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 153

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS,

    MARK OF MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, 1769 & 1770,

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS,
    MARK OF MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, 1769 & 1770,
    Leaf-capped scroll handles, applied girdles, engraved rococo arms to one side & crest & motto scroll above to other, 5 1/8 in. high (13 cm.), 30.25 oz. (2)


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    Post Lot Text

    The arms & crest are for Reid, Dublin, descendents of Andrew Reid of Co. Dumfries, Scotland who settled in Ireland.