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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 322

    A RARE CHARLES II PROVINCIAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER SEAL-TOP SPOON

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF RW IN A SHAPED PUNCH WITH THREE PELLETS ABOVE AND THREE BELOW (STRUCK THREE TIMES TO BACK OF STEM, REPEATED ONCE IN BOWL), LEEDS, CIRCA 1660

    Price Realised  

    A RARE CHARLES II PROVINCIAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER SEAL-TOP SPOON
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF RW IN A SHAPED PUNCH WITH THREE PELLETS ABOVE AND THREE BELOW (STRUCK THREE TIMES TO BACK OF STEM, REPEATED ONCE IN BOWL), LEEDS, CIRCA 1660
    The extended baluster seal with chased stylised leaves with scrolling stems, the top of the seal with prick-dot initials G.A.O
    7in. (17.8 cm.) long
    2 oz. (62 gr.)


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    The maker's mark has been noted together with the Golden Fleece mark attributed to Leeds, on a flat-topped tankard.

    Ian Pickford (ed.), Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland & Ireland, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 475.

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