2 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A SILVER CENTREPIECE
In the George II style, formed as six leaf and rocaille cast feet rising to a fruiting grapevine cast canopy, with a central openwork bowl
19 in. (48.2 cm.) high
247 oz. (7,679 gr.)
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A similar example by George Wickes from the Leinster service is illustrated in The Glory of the Goldsmiths, London, 1989, p. 131, no. 94b.
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with Kugel, circa 1980.
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