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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    TWO BOW WHITE SHELL-FORM SALTS

    CIRCA 1750-1760

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO BOW WHITE SHELL-FORM SALTS
    CIRCA 1750-1760
    Each as a deep scallop atop a bed of small crustaceans and coral
    2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.) high (2)


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    The present salts are notable for their small size, the richness of the molding and the precision with which they have been assembled. Close examinination reveals that not only are the components on each from the same molds, they have been precisely assembled according to a plan, the pierced conch shells angled outwards, a clam between each, etc.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA (LOTS 131-214)