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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 240

    A QUEEN ANNE IRISH SILVER BEER-JUG

    MARK OF PHILIP TOUGH, DUBLIN, 1708

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A QUEEN ANNE IRISH SILVER BEER-JUG
    MARK OF PHILIP TOUGH, DUBLIN, 1708
    Pear-shaped on spreading foot, with reeded rim and beak-form spout, with scroll handle, marked underneath
    8¼ in. (20.6 cm.) high
    30 oz. (938 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Neville Hamwee, Esq.; Christie's London, 18 May 1966, lot 99.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 26 February 1981, lot 219.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
    (LOTS 218-250)


    Literature

    Recorded in T. Sweeney, Irish Stuart Silver Catalogue Raisonné, Dublin, 1995, p. 165, no. 1,252.