17 March 1999,
Price realised GBP 18,400
GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000
A George IV silver-gilt mirror-plateau
maker's mark of Benjamin Smith, London, 1828
Oblong and with cut-corners, on four shell, scroll and acanthus foliage feet, the sides cast and chased with trailing vines and with flower and foliage rim, with mirror and wood base held by six hinges, marked on side and hinges, the wood base with inventory number and scratchweight 'No 485 OZ113=0 n/i G=eo='
25in. (65.3cm.) long
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Sothbey's London, 13 February 1969, lot 164
V. Brett, The Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940, London, 1986, p. 274, no. 1264, illustrated.
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