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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 451

    A PORTUGUESE SILVER TOOTHPICK HOLDER

    LISBON TOWN MARK ONLY, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PORTUGUESE SILVER TOOTHPICK HOLDER
    LISBON TOWN MARK ONLY, CIRCA 1870
    In the form of a wirework pedestal with flower-head on top surmounted by a bird with outspread wings on a spring, all raised on an octagonal gallery-tray base on four bifurcated antler feet
    6½ in. (16.6 cm.) high
    4.25 oz. (132 gr.)


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