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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 557

    A VICTORIAN SILVER CLARET JUG IN THE JAPANESE TASTE

    MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH, LONDON, 1878

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER CLARET JUG IN THE JAPANESE TASTE
    MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH, LONDON, 1878
    Of globular shape with cylindrical neck and bifurcated scroll handle, the sides engraved with scenes of a crane wading amongst lilly-pads, a bird perched amidst prunus, and a bird in flight hovering over bamboo, the handle engraved with scrolling flowers along its length
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
    24.75 oz. (768 gr.)


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