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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 364

    A VICTORIAN PROVINCIAL SILVER BUTTER DISH STAND AND COVER

    MARK OF CHRISTIAN J. REID, NEWCASTLE, 1873

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PROVINCIAL SILVER BUTTER DISH STAND AND COVER
    MARK OF CHRISTIAN J. REID, NEWCASTLE, 1873
    Together with a shaving pot en suite, Newcastle, 1874, both engraved with geometric scrollwork and swags, the butter dish cover with beaver crest finial, the crest repeated inside the stand (glass butter dish now lacking), the shaving pot further engraved with floral sprays within oval cartouches and a beaver crest above the inscription, 7 July 1874, with a baluster ivory handle
    The butter dish, 7 3/8 in. (8.8 cm.) diameter
    gross weight 21.75 oz. (675 gr.) (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    The crests depict an otter and not a beaver as stated in the catalogue. These items relate to Ralph Dodds who was Sherriff and then Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (see Lot 357 for footnote).