London, South Kensington
30 May 2001
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SALTS
MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL, 1784
each of boat form with a beaded rim, raised on a pedestal foot engraved with initials - 12.4cm (4 7/8 in), 7oz.
See Plate 4 (2)
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The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘