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    A GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. SILVER AND SILVER GILT EWER, London, England, circa 1899-1900
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (G & S CO., LD.) d
    13-1/2 inches high (34.3 cm)
    62.70 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WACO, TX COLLECTION

    The helmet-form ewer with a segmented scroll handle with stipple acanthus thumb rest and sides, applied lip and stippled strapwork decoration below the spout, with a chased intersecting sword and cross above a rope and swag, inscribed CRVXMIHI GRATA QVIES, with applied bold gadroon decoration above the turned waist and stepped circular foot, silver gilt to the interior of the ewer. With original fitted mahogany case.


    Condition Report*: Light nick to the foot, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.  Expected wear to the case.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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