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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 28

    AN EARLY GEORGE III IRISH SILVER OIL AND VINEGAR CRUET

    MARK OF WILLIAM BOND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY GEORGE III IRISH SILVER OIL AND VINEGAR CRUET
    MARK OF WILLIAM BOND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760
    On shell and scroll supports, leaf-capped scroll grip, complete with two mounted glass bottles, the rims of receivers with fine gadroon border
    9¾ in. high (25 cm.)
    20.5 oz. (635 gm.)


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    Post Lot Text

    William Bond entered his mark in 1761. The harp punch on this piece is distinctive (no.31 in Hallmarks on Dublin Silver, National Museum of Ireland publication, 1968, mark no.31)