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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED CLARET, SHERRY AND BISCUITS SET

    THE SILVER MOUNTS, MARK OF HENRY ATKIN, SHEFFIELD, 1891, RETAILED BY LEUCHARS AND SON/GEFFROY, PARIS

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED CLARET, SHERRY AND BISCUITS SET
    THE SILVER MOUNTS, MARK OF HENRY ATKIN, SHEFFIELD, 1891, RETAILED BY LEUCHARS AND SON/GEFFROY, PARIS
    With two cut-glass jugs and an oval biscuit box with bead borders, fitting into an electroplated gallery tray of quatrefoil form, on four scrolling bracket feet, the centre mounted with an openwork receiver on paw supports for the jugs and box, with four holders on either side to hold eight glasses en suite
    The claret jugs 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high; the tray 20 in. (50.8 cm.) wide, 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) deep (12)


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    In 1888, the Paris branch of Leuchars and Son was taken over by their former manager in Paris, Geffroy.

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