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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER WINE COASTERS

    MARK OF S.C. YOUNGE AND CO., SHEFFIELD, 1827

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER WINE COASTERS
    MARK OF S.C. YOUNGE AND CO., SHEFFIELD, 1827
    The rims chased with fruiting vines and grape clusters dependent
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diameter
    The arms appear to be unofficial, perhaps associated with Bond of Lancashire. The principal charge on the cartouche is a keythong, a mythical beast of very rare occurrence in British heraldry. (2)


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