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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 248

    TWO GEORGE I SILVER TAPERSTICKS AND A GEORGE III SILVER TAPERSTICK

    MARK OF JOSEPH BIRD, 1714; JOHN BACHE, 1726 AND EBENEZER COKER, 1772, ALL LONDON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO GEORGE I SILVER TAPERSTICKS AND A GEORGE III SILVER TAPERSTICK
    MARK OF JOSEPH BIRD, 1714; JOHN BACHE, 1726 AND EBENEZER COKER, 1772, ALL LONDON
    One with octagonal base, another with hexagonal base and the other with square base, each with knopped stem, each marked underneath
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high and smaller
    10 oz. (324 gr.) (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the taperstick of 1714 has been withdrawn from this lot. The estimate should read £1,200-1,800.