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2 edition of Superb old English silver from the reign of Elizabeth to George IV found in the catalog.

Superb old English silver from the reign of Elizabeth to George IV

J. P. Morgan

Superb old English silver from the reign of Elizabeth to George IV

including a unique Elizabethan service engraved by Pieter Maas, two Elizabethan standing salts, the Swettenham-Morgan set of apostle spoons, the rare pair of Boston wine cups, the Anson silver by Paul Lamerie, notable continental and modern silver

by J. P. Morgan

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Published by The Galleries in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silverwork.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNotable collection of old english and continental silver
    Statementthe property of the estate of the late J.P. Morgan ; sold by order of the executors ; public auction sale, October 30, 31 and November 1 ... Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York ... 1947.
    ContributionsParke-Bernet Galleries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10], 175 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17187576M

    George IV Silver Cruet Service Set with Two Cut Glass Bottles London circa England Mid th Century circa sterling silver and cut glass cruets service set in George IV Style The sterling silver basket of the two cut glass cruets is finely engraved. A life of Matilda - empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages. Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown - the first woman ever to hold the position - and an able military general.


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