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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 119

    A VICTORIAN SILVER JUG**

    MARK OF ROBERTS & BELK, SHEFFIELD, 1864

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN SILVER JUG**
    MARK OF ROBERTS & BELK, SHEFFIELD, 1864
    Ovoid, on circular foot, the body engraved with a frieze of dancing bacchantes, the shoulder engraved with strapwork and two vacant cartouches, with hinged cover, the upswept beaded handle with ivory insulators, marked on neck and handle
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high; 23 oz. (725 gr.) gross weight


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