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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 333

    A SMALL GEORGE II SILVER INKSTAND WITH LATER FITTINGS

    MARK OF JOHN BARBE, LONDON, 1741, THE TWO RECEIVERS BY WILLIAM COMYNS, LONDON, 1901, THE CENTRAL TAPERSTICK UNMARKED

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    A SMALL GEORGE II SILVER INKSTAND WITH LATER FITTINGS
    MARK OF JOHN BARBE, LONDON, 1741, THE TWO RECEIVERS BY WILLIAM COMYNS, LONDON, 1901, THE CENTRAL TAPERSTICK UNMARKED
    Rectangular with rounded corners and pen depression at one side, handle terminating in shell, raised on four bracket feet, base inscribed with scratch-weight 13.11, the central taperstick mounted on a glass bottle
    6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) long
    12.25 oz.


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