Lot 314: An assembled Elizabeth II silver and silver-gilt cocktail set, Stuart Devlin, London, 1968-69
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
An assembled Elizabeth II silver and silver-gilt cocktail set
Stuart Devlin, London, 1968-69
Comprising a cocktail pitcher, water pitcher, and stirrer, together with an associated ice bucket. (4).
H: 10 1/4 in. Weight: 37.33 oz. t. (excluding ice bucket)
The Collection of Sir Leon and Lady Trout, Everton House, Everton Park, Brisbane, Australia: Christie''s, Australia, June 6, 1989.
Condition: Oxidation on vermeil surface consistent with age and use; regular wear and light scratches throughout consistent with age and use. Two small areas of discoloration to chromed insert of ice bucket, the larger pitcher with dent to upper register and minor nicks to rim at spout. Note, this set is associated: the pattern of the ice bucket is different than that of the pitchers.
Dates: The ice bucket with date mark "q," 1971-72. The two pitchers with date mark "n," 1968-69. The stirrer with date mark "o," 1969-70.
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