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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 405

    AN INDO-EAST AFRICAN SILVER BOWL

    PROBABLY BY AN INDIAN SILVERSMITH, ZANZIBAR, CIRCA 1894

    Price Realised  

    AN INDO-EAST AFRICAN SILVER BOWL
    PROBABLY BY AN INDIAN SILVERSMITH, ZANZIBAR, CIRCA 1894
    Double-skinned, with flared rim and scroll side handles, the sides chased with foliage and with pinned-on gold cartouche inscribed C.W. Strickland from the Officials of the Zanzibar Government June 1894
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) long, handle-to-handle


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    Sir Charles W. Strickland Bart. of Hildenley Hall, Malton, North Yorkshire was on the committee of the Royal Horticultural Society, donated plants to Kew Gardens and had extensive gardens and greenhouses containing palm trees and other exotic flora.

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