London, South Kensington
22 May 2007
A GROUP OF SILVER ITEMS COMPRISING:-
A Scottish Fiddle pattern fish slice by John McDonald, Edinburgh, 1815; ALSO a set of 4 cauldron salts, mark of Henry Holland overstriking another, London, 1860; a spirits flask by Elkington & Co.; a Scottish replica of the Lanark Silver Bell, by Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh, 1931; a plain dish, 1905; another Austrian & a third, American, with central boss depicting farmyard birds; also 6 French ivory-handled fruit knives.
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