8 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 17,300
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A SILVER GILT ENAMELLED JAR AND COVER
LUCKNOW, LATE 18TH CENTURY
Of stout waisted form rising from short vertical foot through rounded body to tapering neck, the separate lid with ball knop finial, the surfaces covered with repeating fine floral motifs in green, blue and manganese enamels, the lid similarly decorated, very minor loss of enamel
5 1/8in. (13.1cm.)
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Accompanying this lot is a small note that is only partly legible. Dated 9th April 1895 it notes that this "Enamelled cup ... left to me by my mother's will...".
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