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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    AN 18TH CENTURY SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GLASS SUGAR CASTER,

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY FRENCH, 1ST QUARTER OF 18TH CENTURY,

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    AN 18TH CENTURY SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GLASS SUGAR CASTER,
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY FRENCH, 1ST QUARTER OF 18TH CENTURY,
    Baluster glass body with pierced scrollwork straps, the silver-gilt cover with gadroon rim & bayonet fitting, fluted knop finial, gadroon border to tucked-in foot, 7½ in. high (19 cm.).


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    Saleroom Notice

    This caster is being sold as 19th century not 18th as catalogued.