• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER ICE BUCKET

    MARK OF FRANCIS DORMIEUX, CALCUTTA, 1816

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER ICE BUCKET
    MARK OF FRANCIS DORMIEUX, CALCUTTA, 1816
    Of tapering form with simulated coopered decoration, the flat cover domed at centre below a bun finial, plain swing handle and raised on four paw feet, engraved with initials to cover and body
    8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm.)
    25 oz. (775 gr.)


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