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    Sale 5909

    Christie's Interiors

    21 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 320

    A VICTORIAN SILVER COMBINATION SCENT BOTTLE AND VINAIGRETTE IN THE FORM OF A HORN

    MARK OF THOMAS JOHNSON (I), LONDON, 1873, RETAILED BY W. THORNHILL OF 144 NEW BOND ST., LONDON, AND WITH DESIGN REGISTRATION LOZENGE FOR 22 AUGUST 1873

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER COMBINATION SCENT BOTTLE AND VINAIGRETTE IN THE FORM OF A HORN
    MARK OF THOMAS JOHNSON (I), LONDON, 1873, RETAILED BY W. THORNHILL OF 144 NEW BOND ST., LONDON, AND WITH DESIGN REGISTRATION LOZENGE FOR 22 AUGUST 1873
    Chased with birds amongst rococo scrolls and foliage, the hinged cover to one end opening to reveal a silver-gilt grille pierced with a stylised flower-head, the opposite end terminating in a screw-off cap, with chain dependent
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long
    2.5 oz. (77.5 gr.)


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