London, South Kensington
28 May 2002
A Set of Four George III Irish Silver Salts
MARKED WITH CROWNED HARP AND HIBERNIA ONLY, CIRCA 1770
each boat shaped salt with openwork sides further decorated with a swag and medallion motifs, the ends with a drop ring handle, supported on a pedestal foot, with a conforming blue glass liner - 12.7cm. (5in.) long, weight of silver 12.5oz.
See Illustration page 42 (4)
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An almost identical pair, also marked with crowned harp and hibernia only was sold in these rooms 5 December 2000, lot 456.
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