• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 173

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND

    MARK OF HAYNE & CATER, LONDON, 1839

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND
    MARK OF HAYNE & CATER, LONDON, 1839
    With foliate scroll and floral border and shell handles, on bifurcated foliate feet, with 2 silver-mounted hexagonal glass bottles flanking a central taperstick in form of a thistle atop a baluster receptacle, with presentation inscription to Mayor Edward Moor for his work on the board of the Woodbridge Union and engraved with his crest, a Moor's head
    13½ in. (33.5 cm.) long
    30 oz. (930 gm.)


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    The Woodbridge Union comprised 46 united parishes in Suffolk that provided workhouses to house the paupers of their respective parishes. Parishes included those of Woodbridge & Charsfield, Nacton, Colneis & Carlford Hundreds and the Wilford Hundred.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage