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28 - 29 November 2006
AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER-GILT BELL,
MAKER'S MARK IN SCRIPT, INDISTINCT, PARIS, 1819/38, 1ST STANDARD,
The baluster handle with engine-turned wavy decoration, upper body fluted, centre with leafy frieze, lower rim with stiff leaf border, 4¼ in. high (11 cm.), 5 oz.
From the collection of Lady Ottoline & Philip Morrell, Garsington Manor & thence by descent to the present owner.
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