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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 620

    A PORTUGESE SILVER COVERED SUGAR BOWL

    MARK OF MMC (ALMEIDA P. 484), UNIDENTIFIED, PORTO, CIRCA 1790, ALSO BEARING LATER CONTROL MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PORTUGESE SILVER COVERED SUGAR BOWL
    MARK OF MMC (ALMEIDA P. 484), UNIDENTIFIED, PORTO, CIRCA 1790, ALSO BEARING LATER CONTROL MARKS
    Part-fluted with bead borders, the upper body bright-engraved with scrolling foliage and flower-heads centred by a vacant shield-shaped cartouche on either side, with detachable waisted and domed cover
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high
    19.5 oz. (604 gr.)


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