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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 261

    A VERY RARE GEORGE II IRISH SILVER MUG

    MARK OF THOMAS LYNCH, GALWAY, CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY RARE GEORGE II IRISH SILVER MUG
    MARK OF THOMAS LYNCH, GALWAY, CIRCA 1730
    Tapering cylindrical and with slightly spreading reeded base, the scroll handle engraved with foliage and flowers surrounding the initials 'S' over 'IM', marked near handle, the base further engraved with a scratchweight '13=11=0'
    5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high
    12 oz. (373 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the Lt. Gen. A. H. L. F. Pitt-Rivers collection, Farnham, Dorset.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN