Lot 86
  • 86

A VICTORIAN SILVER MOUNTED GOURD BOTTLE, THE STOPPER MOUNTS AND COLLAR, RAWLINGS & SUMMERS, LONDON, 1839, THE FOOT, R. & S. GARRARD & CO., LONDON, 1844

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
Sold
18,750 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

The tan-coloured bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) or calabash body applied with a plain silver neck band, lip mount and detachable stopper with ring terminal, the connecting chain terminating at one end in a detachable padlock, the fixed circular silver base or stand pierced with scrolls and other motifs in 1760s London style
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