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DescriptionA Peter Donovan Silver Covered Server with Naturalistic Motif, Dublin, Ireland, 1973
Marks: (Hibernia), (crowned harp), (Gleninsheen collar-1973), F, PD
7-5/8 inches high x 7-1/4 inches diameter (19.4 x 18.4 cm)
49.04 troy ounces
Lot is of three-piece construction comprising lid with trunk cross-section to finial, removable liner with hand-hammered texture throughout, and base with vertical bark banding.
Note: The inclusion of the commemorative Celtic collar was used to mark Ireland joining the European Community. This piece of Irish silver was manufactured by Peter Donovan while he was working at the Kilkenny workshop.
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.
Lid, liner, and base hallmarked; light errant nicking and scratching, presenting well with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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