16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A SILVER GILT OFFERING VESSEL SET WITH RUBIES AND TURQUOISE, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
On a spreading foot, with rounded body and tapering neck, s-shaped spout and scrolling handle, missing lid, the rim set with a band of raised rubies, a similar band with turquoise and rubies to waist, the handle set with smaller turquoise, the foot with engraved petals - 6 3/4in (17.1cm) high
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