22 May 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 420
GBP 350 - GBP 450
A QUANTITY OF ELECTROPLATE & OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE COMPRISING:-
OSP:- A pair of salt dishes with glass liners, shell & foliate borders, c.1810 & a cake dish, EP:- a swag-engraved graduated pair of oval meat dish covers by Elkington & Co., 1873/75, also, all by the same maker, a 3-piece embossed coffee set, 1859, a similar teapot, 1850, with buttercup finials, a 3-piece engraved spherical teaset, 1865, seated Chinaman finial, & a pair of George III-style candlesticks, 1868, ALSO bachelor teaset, lemon squeezer, pr.of entrée dishes & fruit basket.
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