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    Sale 12034

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A SET OF FOUR VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED SHELL DESSERT-STANDS

    MARK OF ROBERT ROSKELL, ALLAN ROSKELL AND JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1885

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    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED SHELL DESSERT-STANDS
    MARK OF ROBERT ROSKELL, ALLAN ROSKELL AND JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1885
    Each on circular base and with cast shell and coral stem supporting the shell bowl with silver rim, carved with an initial 'A'
    7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    with Bulgari, Rome.