• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 401

    A SET OF FOUR PIERCED OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE(?) WINE COASTERS

    CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR PIERCED OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE(?) WINE COASTERS
    CIRCA 1790
    Turned wood bases centred by an ivory bead; 6 pairs of silver ivory-handled fish knives and forks, Sheffield, 1900, (cased); modern silver salver on four hoof feet, 1937; 2 small silver ashtrays, 1917; spirits flask by Asprey, 1919; and further electroplated items


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