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    Sale 5902

    Christie's Interiors

    17 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    NAVAL INTEREST: A GEORGE III THREE-PIECE SILVER TEA SET WITH MATCHING HOT WATER JUG

    MARK OF EMES & BARNARD, THE TEA SET, LONDON, 1809, THE HOT WATER JUG, LONDON, 1812

    Price Realised  

    NAVAL INTEREST: A GEORGE III THREE-PIECE SILVER TEA SET WITH MATCHING HOT WATER JUG
    MARK OF EMES & BARNARD, THE TEA SET, LONDON, 1809, THE HOT WATER JUG, LONDON, 1812
    The 3-piece set squat circular with moulded girdle on collet foot, the jug cylindrical, each piece crested and initialled for Spear, in original iron-bound wooden chest with brass name-plate inscribed Captn. Spear, Royal Navy, the box with original trade label for the jewellers, silversmiths and sword cutlers, Salters of 35 The Strand, London ('Officers of the Navy and Army and East India cadets fitted out')
    57.25 oz. (1776 gr.) (4)


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