12 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
A JAMES II SILVER MUG
LONDON, 1688, MAKER'S MARK EG MULLET ABOVE AND BELOW
Baluster form on reeded circular foot and with reeded collar and scroll handle, the lower body chased with chinoiserie scenes of figures and a bird in a foliate landscape, later engraved with initials, the base prick-engraved with initials 'A C', marked on base
4 in. (10 cm.) high
6 oz. (197 gr.)
A Gentleman; Sotheby's London, 29 April 1971, lot 135.
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V. Brett, Sotheby's Directory of Silver 1600-1940, London, 1986, p. 140, no. 502.
P. Waldron, The Price Guide to Antique Silver, Woodbridge, 1982, p. 187, no. 586.
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