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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 136

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER WINE COOLERS

    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1823

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    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER WINE COOLERS
    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1823
    Each of campana form, on circular pedestal foot with tongue-and-dart and beaded border, the mid-band with anthemion and honeysuckle pattern and two raised beaded handles, liner, collar with swirling anthemion leaf and beaded rims, each collar engraved with a crest, each body engraved on both sides with a coat-of-arms, marked on side of cooler, liner, and collar
    11 in. (28 cm.) high; 229 oz. (7135 gr.)
    The arms are those of Blackburne, Orford, Lancashire (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SAN FRANCISCO COLLECTION