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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 514

    A PORTUGUESE SILVER TOOTHPICK HOLDER

    MAKER'S MARK OF J.R., UNIDENTIFIED (ALMEIDA L-377), LISBON, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A PORTUGUESE SILVER TOOTHPICK HOLDER
    MAKER'S MARK OF J.R., UNIDENTIFIED (ALMEIDA L-377), LISBON, CIRCA 1880
    The knopped stem chased with acanthus leaves and supporting a circular top capped with a pinecone finial, on a circular base supported by three bracket feet
    6¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high
    3.5 oz. (109 gr.)


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