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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 258

    AN AMERICAN SILVER CUP AND COVER IN THE GEORGE II STYLE

    MARK OF HOWARD & CO., NEW YORK, 1895

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN SILVER CUP AND COVER IN THE GEORGE II STYLE
    MARK OF HOWARD & CO., NEW YORK, 1895
    Baluster form on circular domed foot with swirling foliage decoration, body with conforming decoration and grapevine accents, two scrolling acanthus leaf-capped handles, double-domed cover with similar decoration and bud finial, body engraved with inscription and monogram, marked on base
    13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high; 59 oz. 10 dwt. (1860 gr.)


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    The inscription reads: From his Friend, Oliver Harriman, June 1895

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION