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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 217

    THREE GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR BOWLS

    TWO MARK OF MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1780, ONE MARK OF GEORGE HILL, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1780

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    Estimate

    THREE GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SUGAR BOWLS
    TWO MARK OF MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1780, ONE MARK OF GEORGE HILL, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1780
    Each circular, on three hoof feet with shell acanthus leaf joins, the West bowls with beaded spiral fluting, the Hill bowl with fluting and scalloped and everted rim, marked on bases
    The largest West bowl 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diameter; 17 oz. (530 gr.) (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Leona M. Helmsley