• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5917

    Christie's Interiors

    10 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 417

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR NIPS

    CROWNED HARP & HIBERNIA ONLY, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR NIPS
    CROWNED HARP & HIBERNIA ONLY, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760
    Initialled ML on handles; 4 Irish bright-engraved pointed-end teaspoons; a fiddle, thread and shell fish-slice by Eley, Fearn & Chawner, London, 1809; a Chinese box with chased dragon cover; 2 modern Britannia standard wine labels; a German cylindrical box chased with vignettes, English import marks for 1895; and a set of 4 Victorian plated basket salts and spoons (cased) circa 1895
    18 oz. (558 gm.) weighable silver (18)


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