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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER PIPE IN THE FORM OF A PRUSSIAN DRAGOON
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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER PIPE IN THE FORM OF A PRUSSIAN DRAGOON

CIRCA 1814, PROBABLY ENGLISH

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER PIPE IN THE FORM OF A PRUSSIAN DRAGOON
Circa 1814, probably English
Formed as a Field Marshall of the Prussian Dragoon Guards, with hinged and plumed helmet, and detachable parcel-gilt dolphin bowl with suspension chain, the breast plate engraved FIELD MARSHALL Lebreet Von Blucher, FROM a few fellows of the Oxford University 1814, apparently unmarked
10¼in. (260mm.) long; 9oz. 10dwt. (309gr.) gross weight
Provenance
Christie's, London, February 3, 1982, lot 79
Mallet's
The FORBES Magazine Collection
Exhibited
The Morality of Immortality, The Forbes Collection
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