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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 294

    A RARE AND UNUSUAL SET OF TWELVE GEORGE II SILVER TABLESPOONS OF FIDDLE AND THREAD PATTERN

    MARK OF JOHN BARBE, LONDON, 1741

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    A RARE AND UNUSUAL SET OF TWELVE GEORGE II SILVER TABLESPOONS OF FIDDLE AND THREAD PATTERN
    MARK OF JOHN BARBE, LONDON, 1741
    The short fiddle-shaped terminals engraved with a crest of a black demi-lion rampant amidst a trophy of six arrows rising from a circlet on a pole; together with a set of twelve French silver dessert forks of Fiddle and Thread pattern, mark of Jean-Baptiste Andrieu, Paris, First Standard, 1819/38, engraved with a Scottish crest
    44.25 oz. (1373 gr.) (24)


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