25 November 2008,
Price realised GBP 5,000
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A GEORGE V SILVER-MOUNTED WOOD MAZER-BOWL
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1928
Circular and on spreading openwork foot, the flaring rim engraved with a Latin inscription on a textured ground and above a crenellated border, marked under base and near rim, the base further engraved OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT'
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
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