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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER HONEY-SKEPS AND STANDS

    MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON 1854

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER HONEY-SKEPS AND STANDS
    MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON 1854
    The domed covers with alternating panels of strapwork, with a honey bee finial, the stands similarly decorated and with shaped borders, engraved with a crest, marked underneath stands and on covers, the stands each stamped 'HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER 7071'
    the stands 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam.
    32 oz. (990 gr.)
    The crest is that of Mundy (2)


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    Provenance

    See lot 202