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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 308

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CAGE-WORK CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1848

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CAGE-WORK CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1848
    In the Charles II style, cylindrical and on lion paw and ball feet, the body and cover each with foliage scroll and bird sleeve, with two handles, engraved twice with a crest, marked near rim, underneath, on handles, inside cover and on sleeves, the base further stamped 'HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR MORTIMER & HUNT' and numbered '3800'
    7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high
    47 oz. (1,473 gr.)
    The crest is that of Tryon.


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