London, South Kensington
12 June 2001
TWO DIFFERING PAIRS OF GEORGE III SILVER BUTTER SHELLS
MARK OF JOHN EMES, 1807 AND MAKER'S MARK IK, 1792
each modelled as a scallop shell, the first pair with an egg and dart border, the second with a reeded border and an engraved crest - 14.2cm (5 1/2 in) and smaller, 15oz.
See Illustration (4)
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