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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 310

    AN ELIZABETH I PARCEL-GILT SILVER SEAL-TOP SPOON

    MAKER'S MARK AN ORB AND CROSS, LONDON, 1577

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    AN ELIZABETH I PARCEL-GILT SILVER SEAL-TOP SPOON
    MAKER'S MARK AN ORB AND CROSS, LONDON, 1577
    With fig-shaped bowl, the part-fluted finial engraved with prick-dot initials MC to top of seal, traces of gilding to bowl and finial
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) long
    1.5 oz. (47 gr.)


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    The orb and cross mark is illustrated in Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland & Ireland, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 97.

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