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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 179

    A VICTORIAN SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA & COFFEE SET OF "ASHBURNHAM" PATTERN,

    MARK OF HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1866/67,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA & COFFEE SET OF "ASHBURNHAM" PATTERN,
    MARK OF HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1866/67,
    Lobed baluster form on hexafoil bases, chased all over with a floral web design in the Indian taste, ivory insulators, comprising coffee pot, teapot & circular stand of salver form on three feet, hot water jug, sugar bowl & milk jug, all crested with a martlet, gilt interiors to the latter three pieces, bases stamped "Hunt & Roskell, late Storr & Mortimer", 122 oz. (6)


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    Provenance

    Holmes of Old Bond St.,purchased in the 1970's.


    Literature

    See "The Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940", p.280, plate 1297 for a similar set dated 1871.