13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
AN IRISH SILVER DISH RING
MARK OF WAKELY & WHEELER, DUBLIN, 1905
Typical form, the sides pierced and stamped with figures, birds and cattle in a rural setting with various dwellings. dia of base - 7 ins.(18cm.) 9.50 ozs.
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