25 November 2008,
Price realised GBP 4,375
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A GEORGE V SILVER-MOUNTED WOOD MAZER-BOWL
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1926
Circular and on a spreading foot with an openwork quatrefoil band and crenellated border, the flaring plain rim with a foliage motif border, marked underneath, near rim and inside rim, the base further engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT'
7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam.
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THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
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