21 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A SILVER-MOUNTED ARMORIAL JUG AND COVER
Of baluster form, enameled to one side with the arms of Skinner within a blue and white surround of flowering peonies and other flowers, a band of flower-head medallions at the rim, the mount with a thumb-rest formed as a shell
10 in. (25.3 cm.) high, overall
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The Bullivant Collection; Phillips, London, 22 March 1988, lot 14 (part).
Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 210, no. 246.
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