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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CENTRE-PIECE

    MARK OF JOHN NEWTON MAPPIN, LONDON, 1888

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CENTRE-PIECE
    MARK OF JOHN NEWTON MAPPIN, LONDON, 1888
    The upper oval receiver pierced with masks within oval cartouches flanked by goats and bunches of flowers, supporting a cut-glass dish, the base similarly pierced with masks between flutes, further decorated with applied shells and scrolls between each of the leaf-capped scroll feet
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) high; 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) long
    37 oz. (1147 gr.)


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