A pair of silver models of Saker Falcons, by Meiling & Gartrell, retailed by Asprey,  London 1976,
Lot 525
A pair of silver models of Saker Falcons, by Meiling & Gartrell, retailed by Asprey, London 1976,
Sold for £5,760 (US$ 9,076) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of silver models of Saker Falcons,
by Meiling & Gartrell, retailed by Asprey, London 1976,
realistically modelled with simulated feather decoration, one wearing a gilt falcon hood with simulated ties to the back, the other bent forward, with its wings overlapping its deck feathers, each on a leather mounted wooden stand, on concrete bases, ring attachments and tasselled cords, height 53cm and 41cm.

Footnotes

  • According to the vendor, his father, Colonel 'Tug' Wilson was asked by Sheki Al Zayed of Abu Dhabi to purchase/commission several set as gifts. These are thought to have been purchased from Asprey.
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