• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    'REMAINS OF THE DAY' (1993)
    A PAIR OF MODERN SILVER SALVERS

    MARK OF RC, LONDON, 1992

    Price Realised  

    'REMAINS OF THE DAY' (1993)
    A PAIR OF MODERN SILVER SALVERS
    MARK OF RC, LONDON, 1992
    Shaped circular with pie-crust border on three scroll feet, each inscribed across the centre The Remains of the Day, each in original Harrods fitted box
    8 in. (20.3 cm.)
    22 oz. (682 gr.) (2)


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    'The Remains of the Day' (1993) is a Merchant Ivory Production adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. It was directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant, and starred Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Hugh Grant, and Ben Chaplin. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards.

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    Provenance

    Presented by Sony Pictures to Ismail Merchant and James Ivory for the London premiere of 'The Remains of the Day' in 1994.