London, South Kensington
16 May 2001
A German silver sugar box
Mark of I. C. Prevot, 19th century
The bombé oval section box raised on four flower capped feet, engraved with foliate swags, the hinged cover engraved Cissie
5in. (12.7cm.) long
21 Park Lane, London.
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