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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 241

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER NOVELTY CHAMBERSTICK OF HERALDIC FORM

    MARK OF LOUIS DEE, LONDON, 1880/1, RETAILED BY HENRY WILSON, 60 PALL MALL

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    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER NOVELTY CHAMBERSTICK OF HERALDIC FORM
    MARK OF LOUIS DEE, LONDON, 1880/1, RETAILED BY HENRY WILSON, 60 PALL MALL
    Modelled as a crest in the form of a hand supporting a heart capped by a detachable royal crown which acts as the extinguisher, on wirework base applied with a ribbon inscribed with the motto By faith we are saved and with a bifurcated wirework scroll handle
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high
    20 oz. (620 gr.)


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    The chamberstick is modelled as the crest of Sir Reginald Archibald Edward Cathcart Bart., Scotland.

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