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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 275

    TWO SILVER-MOUNTED GOURD BOTTLES

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO SILVER-MOUNTED GOURD BOTTLES
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Each of gourd shape, the first probably English, engraved William Wright 1675, with a lower scalloped border, the cover engraved J.W., the second, probably Dutch and engraved Tuenes Clasen, Burgemeeser; apparently unmarked
    The first 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 23 January 1998, lot 88
    The first: Phillips, London, 17 November 1995, lot 88
    The second: Auktionhaus Dr. Fritz Nagl, Stuttgart, Germany, 29 March 1996, lot 174


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN