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    AN IRISH GEORGE IV SILVER WINE JUG
    Robert W. Smith, Dublin, Ireland, 1840-1841
    Marks: (Hibernia), (crowned harp), (duty mark), RS, U
    14 x 6-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches (35.6 x 17.1 x 14.6 cm)
    47.4 ounces (gross)

    PROVENANCE:
    The Joan Johnson Collection, Hong Kong

    The footed urn-shaped wine jug, lobed body with chased, cast and applied acanthus leaves at base rising to leafed flowers and cartouche at center, foot and spout of textured rib design with chased cast flowers to base which rises to a transitional flange at body base, ivory insulators to cast scroll and acanthus leaf handle with flange to beaded back, shaped hinged lid with cast finial of naturalistic branch with leaves and berries. Originally retailed by Grays, Dublin, Ireland.


    Condition Report*: fine surface scratches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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