• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 231

    TWO SETS OF TWELVE MALAYAN SILVER SPOONS

    WITH INCISED CHARACTER MARKS ONLY, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SETS OF TWELVE MALAYAN SILVER SPOONS
    WITH INCISED CHARACTER MARKS ONLY, 20TH CENTURY
    Each spoon with a label and cut-out decoration representing Singapore, the nine Malay States and the British settlements of Penang and Malacca, one set of 12 cased and with presentation card; also a silver-gilt mounted mazer bowl, unmarked, probably Nepalese or Tibetan
    The card inscribed To LADY GURNEY, President (1948-51)/with affectionate remembrance,/From: The Guide Family of Malaya & Singapore (25)


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    Provenance

    Lady Isabel Gurney and thence by decent.