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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 604

    A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER CENSER

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, POSSIBLY LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH OR SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER CENSER
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, POSSIBLY LATE 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The capstan-shaped body pierced with floral roundels and vertical trios of quatrefoils, the domed cover pierced with slats and drops, the bowl-shaped base on tucked-in foot with chains dependent from a finger ring
    26½ in. (67.3 cm.) high when suspended
    gross weight 30 oz. (930 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 21 November 1995, Lot 141