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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    AN ELIZABETH II SILVER WATER-JUG

    MARK OF ASPREY, LONDON, 1966

    Price Realised  

    AN ELIZABETH II SILVER WATER-JUG
    MARK OF ASPREY, LONDON, 1966
    Pear shaped and on spreading stepped foot, with scroll handle and beak shaped spout, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked under foot, further laser engraved with an initial 'M' below a coronet and engraved 'Prestons Ltd. Bolton'
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high
    41 oz. (1,271 gr.)
    The arms are those of Bolton Borough Council.


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    Provenance

    Used on the table in the Dining Room of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
    The Collection of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret; Christie's London, 14 June 2006, lot 498.