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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER WINE JUG

    MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH, LONDON, 1867

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    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER WINE JUG
    MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH, LONDON, 1867
    Of vase form on spreading circular foot, with scrolled handle partly fashioned as dragon head with engraved and chased acanthus leaf join, hinged cover with beaded rim and finial fashioned as a knight's helm, body with two applied beaded oval cartouches enclosing figures of Venus and Cupid, marked on neck and inside of hinged cover
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high; 26 oz. (810 gr.)


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