10 April 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 881
GBP 300 - GBP 500
AN AMERICAN SILVER BOWL
MARK OF JOHN & PETER TARGEE, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1810
the circular section bowl with a reeded rim, raised on a conforming pedestal foot, engraved with initials with a laurel leaf surround - 17.8cm (7 in), 15oz.
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