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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 234

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER BASTING SPOON

    MARK OF JOHN EAST, LONDON, 1712

    Price Realised  

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER BASTING SPOON
    MARK OF JOHN EAST, LONDON, 1712
    The cannon handle tapering cylindrical, with two ferrules along the shaft, terminating in a knop finial, the handle with squared join and the bowl with rat tail, marked on reverse of bowl, the handle struck twice with maker's mark
    16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) long; 5 oz. 10 dwt. (185 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Scheiner, sold Christie's, New York, 24 May 1977, lot 89.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PITTSBURGH COLLECTION