A 19th century French silver two-handled vase with 1809-1819 guarentee mark, 1818-1838 Paris 'conops' bigorne and later 'giraffe' inventory mark for 1835-38, also with import marks for 'BC', London 1949  (2)
Lot 70A
A 19th century French silver two-handled vase with 1809-1819 guarantee mark, 1818-1838 Paris 'conops' bigorne and later 'giraffe' inventory mark for 1835-38, also with import marks for 'BC', London 1949 (2)
Sold for £900 (US$ 1,512) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 19th century French silver two-handled vase with 1809-1819 guarentee mark, 1818-1838 Paris 'conops' bigorne and later 'giraffe' inventory mark for 1835-38, also with import marks for 'BC', London 1949  (2) A 19th century French silver two-handled vase with 1809-1819 guarentee mark, 1818-1838 Paris 'conops' bigorne and later 'giraffe' inventory mark for 1835-38, also with import marks for 'BC', London 1949  (2)
Lot Details
A 19th century French silver two-handled vase
with 1809-1819 guarantee mark, 1818-1838 Paris 'conops' bigorne and later 'giraffe' inventory mark for 1835-38, also with import marks for 'BC', London 1949
Inverted-egg form with acanthus leaf and dart borders and leaf-capped scroll handles, the lower body with band of flat-chased acanthus leaves, raised on a circular foot, lacking cover, height 22cm; together with a two-handled cup, by Alfred James How, London 1922, leaf-capped flying scroll handles, the body engraved with presentation inscription to one side and list of recipients to the other, with applied reeded girdle and raised on a domed circular foot, height 25cm, weight total 51.5oz. (2)
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