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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    A sterling silver presentation cup

    MARK OF EDWARD, EDWARD JUNIOR, JOHN AND WILLIAM BARNARD, LONDON, 1832

    Price Realised  

    A sterling silver presentation cup
    Mark of Edward, Edward junior, John and William Barnard, London, 1832
    in the form of a loving cup with circular pedestal foot chased with grapes and grape leaves rising up to a decorated collar supporting the lower body which is chased with a floral and acanthus motif, with two handles chased with acanthus, the interior with gold wash, and inscribed 'Presented to/Captn. John P. Smith/of the/SHIP NAPOLEON/by his passengers/9. Augt. 1832.', with hallmarks on the back.
    8 x 8½ in. (20.3 x 21.6 cm.)


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