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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 214

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR NIPS

    DUBLIN, MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR NIPS
    DUBLIN, MID 18TH CENTURY
    Of scissor form, chased with scrolling foliage and flowers, end of tongs fashioned as shells, marked on each handle; together with a pair of silver sugar nips, mark of PS, of scissor form, one nip engraved EN, marked on each nip
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) long; 2 oz. (69 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY SOLD TO BENEFIT THE HENRY FRANCIS DU PONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM