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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 282

    A SILVER CENTREPIECE

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED

    Price Realised  

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    A SILVER CENTREPIECE
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED
    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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    Provenance

    with Kugel, circa 1980.