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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 445

    A PORTUGUESE SILVER TOOTHPICK HOLDER

    MARK OF FRANCISCO ANTÓNIO DE ALMEIDA, LISBON, CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PORTUGUESE SILVER TOOTHPICK HOLDER
    MARK OF FRANCISCO ANTÓNIO DE ALMEIDA, LISBON, CIRCA 1820
    In the form of a pig on a wire-work pedestal, in turn upon a gallery-tray base raised on four openwork bracket feet
    3 in. (7.7 cm.) high
    3 oz. (93 gr.)


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