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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 310

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN HORN COMMEMORATIVE BEAKER

    CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN HORN COMMEMORATIVE BEAKER
    CIRCA 1840
    Engraved with an interior scene of the Thames Tunnel
    4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) high
    Together with a French horn commemorative beaker, circa 1820, engraved showing Napoleon in exile and inscribed 'ALLA MEMORIA ... NAPOLEONE'; and another engraved with a farming scene (3)


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    The Thames Tunnel was built beneath the River Thames between Rotherhithe and Wapping by Marc Isambard Brunel and his son Isambard Kingdom Brunel between 1825 and 1843.

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