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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    A VICTORIAN SILVER SALVER

    SHEFFIELD, 1854, MAKER'S MARK RUBBED

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER SALVER
    SHEFFIELD, 1854, MAKER'S MARK RUBBED
    Shaped circular and on leaf panel feet, with an openwork rocaille and foliage border, engraved with trailing foliage surrounding an engraved coat-of-arms and inscription, marked near rim
    22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) diam.
    116 oz. (3,600 gr.)
    The inscription reads 'PRESENTED TO JAMES ALEXANDER ESQUIRE BY THE OWNERS OF THE BARQUE "ANN FALCON" FOR HIS SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT WORKINGTON, SEPTEMBER XII MDCCCLIV'


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