13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A PAIR OF MODERN CONTINENTAL SILVER COCKERELS
IMPORT MARKS, LONDON, 1964, ASPREY & CO. LTD.
Cast bodies with traces of gilding and detailed with feathers, outstretched wings (fixed) and applied tail feathers. Overall length of the larger of the two - 10 ins.(25.60cm.) 30 ozs. (2)
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