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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    A SPANISH SILVER-GILT TABLE-SALT

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1600

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH SILVER-GILT TABLE-SALT
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1600
    Cylindrical and in three sections, each with three grotesque mask and scroll bracket supports, the sides chased with strapwork on a textured ground, with a ball and spire pierced screw on finial
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
    11 oz. (338 gr.)


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    A very similar example is illustrated in A. Fernández, R. Munoa and J. Rabasco, Enciclopedia de la Plate española v Virreinal americana, Madrid, 1984, p.432 no.1538.

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    Provenance

    With Kenneth Davis, London, 28 January 1986


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)