• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 437

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER FISH SERVERS WITH IVORY HANDLES

    MARK OF HENRY HOLLAND, LONDON, 1864

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER FISH SERVERS WITH IVORY HANDLES
    MARK OF HENRY HOLLAND, LONDON, 1864
    The handles each carved with a putto holding a fish in one hand, a fishing net slung over his shoulder and surrounded by lilies of the valley, the blade and tines pierced and engraved with strapwork, the blade further engraved with a fishing scene within an oval reserve
    the largest 13½ in. (34.3 cm.) long (2)


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