Description

    AN IRISH GEORGE IV SILVER TRAY
    James Fray, Dublin, Ireland, 1826-27
    Marks: (harp) (Britania) (duty mark), IF, F, WEST
    2-1/4 x 18-7/8 inches diameter (5.7 x 47.9 cm)
    102.35 troy ounces
    The Property of Dorothy & Sidney Factor sold to benefit various charities.

    The round chased repoussé tray with six floral and foliate cartouche crowned with a lion's mask, each representing a stage in the life of a racehorse with finely chased ground and figures, cast applied rim of shells, waves and flowers, raised on four cast feet terminating in lions paws. Originally retailed by West, Dublin, Ireland.


    Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000.

    Condition Report*:

    In fine condition with surface scratches commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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